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Prom 62: Chineke!

Chineke! - Kevin John Edusei conducts the UK's first BME orchestra in their Proms debut, featuring 2016 BBC Young Musician Sheku Kanneh-Mason on cello.

Live at BBC Proms: Chineke! - Kevin John Edusei conducts the UK's first BME orchestra in their Proms debut, featuring 2016 BBC Young Musician Sheku Kanneh-Mason on cello.

Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Hannah Kendall: The Spark Catchers (BBC commission: world premiere)
Dvořák: Rondo in G minor, Op 94
David Popper, orch M. Schlegel: Hungarian Rhapsody, Op 68
George Walker: Lyric for Strings
Handel: 'Da tempeste il legno infranto' (from Julius Caesar)
Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint‐Georges, orch Mauricio Rodriguez: 'Au penchant qui nous entrâine'
Handel: 'Rejoice greatly' (from Messiah)
Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio espagnol, Op 34

Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello)
Jeanine De Bique (soprano)
Chineke!
Kevin John Edusei (conductor)

Hailed by critics as 'fresh' and 'brilliant', the UK's first BME orchestra Chineke! makes its Proms debut in a programme including works by Pulitzer Prize-winning George Walker and young British composer Hannah Kendall, whose The Spark Catchers takes inspiration from the urgent energy of Lemn Sissay's poem of the same name.
Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason, winner of the 2016 BBC Young Musician competition, soprano Jeanine De Bique and conductor Kevin John Edusei all make their Proms debuts too.

1 hour, 15 minutes

Music Played

  • Antonín Dvořák

    Rondo in G minor, Op 94 (Proms 2017)

    Orchestra: Chineke! Orchestra. Conductor: Kevin John Edusei.
  • Hannah Kendall

    The Spark Catchers

    Orchestra: Chineke! Orchestra. Conductor: Kevin John Edusei.
  • David Popper

    Hungarian Rhapsody, Op. 68

    Performer: Sheku Kanneh-Mason. Orchestra: Chineke! Orchestra. Conductor: Kevin John Edusei.
  • George Walker

    Lyric for Strings (Proms 2017)

    Orchestra: Chineke! Orchestra. Conductor: Kevin John Edusei.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Julius Caesar – 'Da tempeste il legno infranto'

    Performer: Jeanine De Bique. Orchestra: Chineke! Orchestra. Conductor: Kevin John Edusei.
  • Chevalier de Saint-Georges Joseph Boulogne

    Au penchant qui nous entrâine (orch. Mauricio Rodriguez) (Proms 2017)

    Orchestra: Chineke! Orchestra. Conductor: Kevin John Edusei.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Messiah – 'Rejoice greatly'

    Performer: Jeanine De Bique. Orchestra: Chineke! Orchestra. Conductor: Kevin John Edusei.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Capriccio espagnol, Op 34

    Orchestra: Chineke! Orchestra. Conductor: Kevin John Edusei.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Keyboard Suite No 3 in D minor, HWV 428 (Presto)

    Performer: Murray Perahia.
    • Murray Perahia plays Handel and Scarlatti.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 11.

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