Chineke! Orchestra - Ludwig Van Beethoven: Symphony No.7

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Chineke! Orchestra conducted by Wayne Marshall. 

Chineke! Orchestra - Ludwig Van Beethoven: Symphony No.7

Chineke! – which means 'the spirit of creation' in Igbo – is the UK's first professional classical orchestra made up entirely of BME musicians. The orchestra is the brainchild of leading double bassist Chi-chi Nwanoku, who aims to both celebrate the creative energy of musicians of colour and inspire new generations of instrumentalists. The concert is conducted by Wayne Marshall, and includes Elegy: In Memoriam – Stephen Lawrence by black British composer Philip Herbert, as well as Beethoven's dramatic Symphony No.7.

Recorded in the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre. Sunday 13 September 2015.

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