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)
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