Founded in 2015 by Chi-chi Nwanoku OBE, the Chineke! Foundation provides career opportunities for young Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) musicians in the UK and Europe.
Wayne Marshall conductor
Stewart Goodyear piano
Nadine Benjamin soprano
Peter Brathwaite baritone
Copland Music for the Theatre
Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue (jazz band version)
Weill Suite from The Threepenny Opera
Copland Old American Songs
Gershwin Songs from Porgy and Bess
Chineke!'s flagship ensemble is the Chineke! Orchestra which comprises professional musicians from across the continent and further afield, brought together several times a year to perform at leading festivals in England and abroad. As well as performing standard orchestral repertoire, Chineke! champions the works of BME composers both living and from the past.