Thursday, April 19, 2018

Sergio Mims: Chineke! Orchestra with Wayne Marshall and Stewart Goodyear at Queen Elizabeth Hall July 21

Wayne Marshall Conducts Chineke! Orchestra
(Southbank Centre)

Sergio A. Mims writes:

The Chineke! Orchestra announced today that they will be returning to Queen Elizabeth Hall on Saturday July 21 after their acclaimed concert in the newly renovated hall this month. The July concert will be a featured part of the Southbank Centre's Africa Utopia, its annual festival celebrating the arts and culture of one of the world's most dynamic and fast-changing continents.

Conductor Wayne Marshall will be returning to conduct Orchestra in works by Copland, Gershwin, Ibert, Julian Joseph, and Kurt Weill, featuring pianist Stewart Goodyear
The program will include Copland’s  Music for the Theater, Gershwin’s virtuoso jazz version of Rhapsody in Blue, Goodyear in his QEH debut, and Ibert’s Divertissement. as well as music by Kurt Weill
Jazz pianist and composer Julian Joseph, will also present the world premiere of ‘Carry That Sound’ at this concert.

No comments: