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Chineke! Orchestra

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Chineke! Orchestra

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.

Program

Copland - Music for the Theatre
Ibert - Divertissement 
Gershwin -Rhapsody in Blue (jazz band version)
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.

This event is promoted by Bury Festival

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Earlier Event: May 25
Chineke! Orchestra
Later Event: June 13
Chineke! Orchestra