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The Harlem Chamber Players is an ethnically diverse collective of professional musicians dedicated to bringing high-caliber, affordable and accessible live classical music to people in the Harlem community and beyond. In addition, The Harlem Chamber Players builds diverse audiences for classical music in general through community and educational outreach, as well as through collaborations with Harlem's other arts organizations, schools and cultural institutions, while creating opportunities for classically trained musicians of color.



William Grant Still Lyric Quartette
Nkeiru Okoye Three Movements for String Quartet
Nkeiru Okoye We Met at the Symphony (1st movement) for Soprano and String Quartet* (Brooklyn Premiere)
Jessie Montgomery Strum
Antonín Dvořák String Quartet No. 11 in C Major, Op. 61, B 121

Leah Hawkins, Soprano
Ashley Horne, Violin
Claire Chan, Violin
William Frampton, Viola
Wayne Smith, Cello

Please note that you must show proof of vaccination in order to attend indoor concerts presented by BPL Presents. Masks and social distancing are also required. Click here for more information on Covid protocols at Brooklyn Public Library.

Leah Hawkins photo by Dario Acosta

Thank you to Classical Interludes' many private supporters.

Presented in association with The American Opera Project.

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