Thursday, January 21, 2010

Hannibal Lokumbe's 'Dear Mrs. Parks' on WHPK-FM Chicago Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2010


[ABOVE: CD Sleeve; BELOW: CD Cover; Hannibal Lokumbe: Dear Mrs. Parks; Janice Chandler-Eteme, Soprano; Jevetta Steele, Mezzo-soprano; Kevin Deas, Bass; Taylor Gardner, Child Soprano; Rackham Symphony Choir and Suzanne Mallare Acton, Chorus Master; Brazeal Dennard Chorale and Dr. Augustus O. Hill, Director; Detroit Symphony Orchestra and Thomas Wilkins, Resident Conductor; Naxos 8.559668 (2009) (59:03)]

On Dec. 3, 2009 AfriClassical posted: “Naxos Releases Hannibal Lokumbe's Oratorio 'Dear Mrs. Parks' On CD Dec. 15, 2009.” Sergio Mims is an African American radio host of a classical music program on WHPK-FM 88.5 in Chicago and streamed on the Internet. He sends us this news:

I'm sure that you and all your readers will love to know that on Jan. 26, 2010 on my classical music show on WHPK-FM (88.5FM Chicago and http://www.whpk.org live stream worldwide) I will be broadcasting (around the 1:30 PM hour - Central Time) that new Naxos CD recording, released just last month, of Hannibal Lokumbe's oratorio “Dear Mrs. Parks.” Sergio Mims


1 comment:

Nina said...

Kudos to Mr. Mims for airing Mr. Lokumbe's composition in such a timely manner. Greatly appreciated and looking forward to hearing it!