Chineke! An introduction to the orchestra
Chi-chi Nwanoku OBE introduces Chineke! the orchestra she founded to encourage Black and Minority Ethnic classical musicians.
Since their first concert in Queen Elizabeth Hall in 2015, Chineke! Orchestra have continued to champion change and celebrate diversity in classical music with concerts and performances across the UK and Europe. Now, one of Southbank Centre's Associate Orchestras, Chineke! continues to go from strength-to-strength, including, as Nwanoku explains, the creation of a junior orchestra for young musicians.
Chineke! perform at Royal Festival Hall on Sunday 16 July, 6.30pm as part of Africa Utopia