Prairie Performances

Classically Black: Paul Robeson + Allerton Music Barn 2014

Paul Robeson

Paul Robeson By Gordon Parks, Public Domain, Wikimedia Commons

First up on this week's back-to-back episodes of Prairie Performances—Friday at 7 pm on WILL-FM 90.9— we continue our celebration of Black History Month with an encore broadcast of “Classically Black: Paul Robeson”. 

Next, we head to the Allerton Music Barn of 2014 for “Jupiter Plus” when Faculty Artist, Ollie Watts Davis and the Jupiter Quartet perform 4 Spirituals arranged for Soprano and String Quartet by Stephen Taylor.


 “Jupiter Plus”

Brahms | Sextet No. 2 in G Major, op. 36,
Jupiter Quartet with Guest Artists Kim Uwate, viola;
Seungwon Chung, cello

Taylor | 4 Spirituals arr. Soprano and String Quartet
Ollie Watts Davis, soprano.

Dvořák | String Quartet in F Major, op 96 (“American”)