Saturday, July 15, 2017

Michael Wright: Chineke! makes Proms debut; 2016 BBC Young Musician cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason is soloist; concert includes works by George Walker & Hannah Kendall

 Sheku Kanneh-Mason
Michael S. Wright writes:
Hi Bill,

I am not sure whether you have seen the listings. Take a note of the following:

Wed 30 Aug 2017

Prom 62: Chineke!
Royal Albert Hall
The UK’s first BME orchestra, Chineke!, makes its Proms debut. 2016 BBC Young Musician winner, cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason, is the soloist, and the concert also includes works by composers George Walker and Hannah Kendall.
Hannah Kendall
The Spark Catchers (10 mins)
BBC commission: world premiere
Antonín Dvořák
Rondo in G minor, Op 94 (7 mins)
David Popper
Hungarian Rhapsody, Op. 68 (10 mins)
orch M. Schlegel
George Walker
Lyric for Strings (6 mins)
George Frideric Handel
Julius Caesar – 'Da tempeste il legno infranto' (6 mins)
Joseph Boulogne, Chevalier de Saint‐Georges
Au penchant qui nous entrâine (4 mins)
orch Mauricio Rodriguez
George Frideric Handel
Messiah – 'Rejoice greatly'(5 mins)
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Capriccio espagnol, Op 34 (16 mins)
Proms Session: Chineke!
10:00 Tue 22 Aug 2017 Royal Albert Hall
Prom 27: Ella and Dizzy: A Centenary Tribute
19:30 Fri 4 Aug 2017 Royal Albert Hall

25 August, Prom 53: Beneath the Underdog: Charles Mingus Revisited

Prom 65: Stax Records: 50 Years of Soul
22:15 Fri 1 Sep 2017 Royal Albert Hall

It is looking promising this year and great to have Chineke! at the Royal Albert Hall..

Kind regards


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