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Chineke! Orchestra

  • Brighton Dome Church Street Brighton BN1 1UE UK (map)

Chineke! Orchestra

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 
Ibert Divertissement 
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. 

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Earlier Event: April 22
Chineke! Orchestra
Later Event: May 25
Chineke! Orchestra