Chineke

Chineke

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Chineke is Europe's first orchestra to feature a majority of black and minority ethnic musicians.

Founded by the pioneering double bass player Chi-chi Nwanoku OBE, the orchestra performs throughout the UK and abroad to great acclaim, fulfilling its mission to champion change and celebrate diversity in classical music.

Copland - Music for the Theatre
Ibert - Divertissement
Gershwin -Rhapsody in Blue (jazz band version)
Jessie Montgomery - Starburst
Weill - Suite from The Threepenny Opera
Copland - Old American Songs (First Set): Boatmen's Dance; The Dodger; Long Time Ago; Simple Gifts; I Bought Me a Cat
Gershwin - Songs from Porgy and Bess: Summertime; I got plenty o' Nuttin'; Bess,you is my woman now

Wayne Marshall - Conductor
Stewart Goodyear - Piano
Peter Brathwaite - Baritone
Nadine Benjamin - Soprano

“Nadine Benjamin’s 'Summertime' is one of the loveliest I have heard” - Richard Morrison, The Times.

Starts: 7.30pm
Tickets: £26*, £22* U25s £5*, Festival Friends £2 off
Venue: The Apex, Bury St Edmunds
*Includes £1 booking fee

This event is promoted by Bury Festival


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