Emancipation 150: Featuring Imani Winds and Roy Eaton

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On Monday night, WQXR presented a special evening honoring the African American experience in classical music. This week's show features that event, with performances and conversation by the Imani Winds, pianists Roy Eaton and Donal Fox, and bass-baritone Joe Damon Chappel.

WQXR’s Terrance McKnight and Q2 Music’s Helga Davis host this show, which looks at the struggles and triumphs of African Americans in classical music.

Watch the archived video webcast in the player below.


Janice Eteme: What Wondrous Love is This
Roy Eaton: Solace by Scott Joplin
Imani Winds: Selections from the quintet's Josephine Baker tribute, Portraits of Josephine
Donal Fox: Variations on Brahms' DieTrauernde (Fox)
Four Chords from T. J.'s Intermezzi (Fox)
Improvisation on Bach's Prelude in D Minor, Book II, No. 6 (Bach/Fox)
Joe Damon Chappel - Bach's Christ Lag in Todes Banden
Roy Eaton - Chopin's Fantasie Impromptu
Imani Winds - Hommage to Duke