Chineke is Europe's first orchestra to feature a majority of black and minority ethnic musicians.
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) Jessie Montgomery - Starburst 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. Starts: 7.30pm Tickets: £26*, £22* U25s £5*, Festival Friends £2 off Venue: The Apex, Bury St Edmunds *Includes £1 booking fee This event is promoted by Bury Festival
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