Lokumbe Dear Mrs Parks

Podcast: Dear Mrs. Parks

Composer Hannibal Lokumbe wrote his piece Dear Mrs. Parks as a series of imaginary letters to civil rights activist Rosa Parks – all set for orchestra, chorus and soloists. In this podcast interview, he talks about the piece, and his … Read More →


Naxos Releases a New Recording Composer Hannibal Lokumbe; Dear Mrs. Parks

” … an organic sound world of poetic mysticism, pulsating percussion, work song laments, optimistic spirituals, rhapsodic instrumental obbligatos and dynamic squalls of expression … “ -Detroit Free Press On December 15, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) releases in North … Read More →