Three Songs from Ethiopia Boy
Chineke! Orchestra presents a new commission, and a significant new work for their jazz-inspired programme, by Roderick Williams.
Better known to some as a baritone soloist, Williams’ reputation as a composer is growing steadily. His Advent antiphon ‘O Adonai’ has gained popularity on both sides of the Atlantic and his ‘Ave Verum Corpus Re-imagined’ was awarded the BASCA prize for Choral Composition in 2016.
The orchestra gave its first concert at Queen Elizabeth Hall in 2015 and is now an Associate Orchestra at Southbank Centre.
Roderick Williams Three Songs from Ethiopia Boy (new work) (c. 10 mins)
Roderick Williams, baritone