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May 25, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Jessie Montogomery Starburst
Weill Suite from The Threepenny Opera
Copland Old American Songs (First Set): Boatmen’s Dance; The Dodger;
The 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

Chineke! Orchestra
Wayne Marshall conductor
Stewart Goodyear piano
Nadine Benjamin soprano
Peter Brathwaite baritone

Chineke! is a thrilling phenomenon. The first professional orchestra
in Europe to be made up of primarily black and minority ethnic
musicians, it made a smash debut at the 2017 Proms. With its aim of
‘championing change and celebrating diversity in classical music’
it offers brilliant and inclusive performances for the 21st century.
Their programme includes the fabulous Rhapsody in Blue by George
Gershwin as well as timeless songs from Porgy and Bess.

‘Arguably one of the most important concerts that the Proms have
ever hosted’ GUARDIAN


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May 25, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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