errollyn wallen
Cambridge Music Festival
Concerto Grosso
After the rapturous reception of Chineke's bravura performance of Concerto Grosso at Classical: NEXT in Rotterdam, Chineke! perform the work again at Errollyn's alma mater, King's College, Cambridge.
King's College Chapel
King's College, King's Parade
Cambridge CB2 1ST
United Kingdom
Concerto Grosso
Commisisoned by Orchestra of the Swan and published by Peters Edition, Concerto Grosso has been taken up by Chineke! who bring tremendous verve and virtuosity to the work qualities which brought the house down in their first performance of the work in Rotterdam at Classical:NEXT in May.
Turner Sims Concert Hall
University of Southampton
Southampton SO17 1BJ
023 8059 5151
Chineke! at St George's Bristol
Concerto Grosso
Chineke! continue their autumn tour of Errollyn Wallen's Concerto Grosso at this great venue.
St Georges Bristol
Great George Street (off Park Street)
Bristol B51 5RR
0845 4024001
PHOTOGRAPHY voted NPR's Top Ten Classical Albums of 2016 MIGHTY RIVER I Orchestra X I BBC radio broadcast CONCERTO GROSSO on tour with Chineke!
PHOTOGRAPHY went straight into the top 20 of the UK Classical Charts and was voted USA's National Public Radio's Top Ten Classical Albums of 2016. The new orchestral album features the Cello Concerto (Matt Sharp, Orchestra X, conductor Nicholas Kok, HUNGER, Photography and In Earth.
Exploring themes of slavery and freedom, Mighty River combines contemporary classical techniques with spirituals which were introduced to Hull in 1871 by the Fisk Jubilee Singers, an African-American a cappella choir of ex-slaves. The piece, written for orchestra, takes its inspiration from William Wilberforce the English politician, philanthropist and leader of the movement to abolish the slave trade who was, very fittingly, a native of Hull. Part of PRSF New Music Biennal 2017. Listen to the live broadcast from Hull: Errollyn Wallen's brilliant CONCERTO GROSSO (commissioned by Orchestra of the Swan and published by Peters Edition) will be touring in October and November in the UK. The performers are Chineke! featuring Chi-chi Nwanoku on double bass, Tai Murry, violin and Isata Kanneh-Mason, piano. Conductor is Shaun Matthew.
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