Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Adolphus Hailstork WORLD PREMIERE "TULSA 1921"


Adolphus Hailstork

There is significant breaking news for composer Adolphus Hailstork.
In addition to the European premiere of his moving Martin Luther King tribute, Epitaph For A Man Who Dreamed on December 14th by Chineke! Orchestra, Europe's first majority Black and Asian Orchestra and the December 18th Feature by Classic FM, the leading Classical Music Radio and Performing Arts resource for England and The United Kingdom, December 22nd marked the announcement for the world premiere of Dr. Hailstork's Tulsa 1921.

Tulsa 1921 is a Centennial Tribute commissioned by The Harlem Chamber Players to commemorate the horrific 1921 Race Riots/Massacre in Tulsa Oklahoma.
A work scored for Mezzo Soprano and Chamber Strings Ensemble, it will premiere virtually on February 5th 2021 performed by the world renowned  Mezzo Soprano, J'nai Bridges and The Harlem Chamber Players of New York City.  The virtual performance will be livestreamed on the YouTube channel of The Harlem Chamber Players.

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