Sunday, April 8, 2018

Sergio Mims: St. George's Bristol: Chineke! Orchestra at St. George's Bristol on Wednesday 11 April

Chineke! Orchestra

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (1875-1912)

Anthony Parnther

Roderick Williams

Sergio Mims sends this release:

Britten The Building of the House Op 79
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Romance in G for violin and orchestra, Op 39
Daniel Kidane Dream Song
Beethoven Symphony No 4 in B flat Op 60

Anthony Parnther  Conductor
Roderick Willams  Baritone
Sofía Roldán Cativa  Violin

Chineke! continues its thrilling residency with a romantic and inspirational programme featuring the brilliantly talented Baritone, Roderick Williams OBE. Williams performs a brand new commission, Dream Song, the words for which are taken directly from Martin Luther King’s legendary ‘I have a dream…’ speech. Chineke! and Williams premiere the work in London two nights before at London’s Southbank. Surrounding this Bristol premiere is Britten’s The Building of the House, Coleridge-Taylor’s exhilarating Romance in G for Violin and Orchestra (feat. soloist Sofia Roldan Cativa) and Beethoven’s oft-overshadowed Symphony No 4 in B flat.

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