Chineke! Orchestra USA Tour April 2020
Santa Barbara (Granada Theatre - 14 April), Los Angeles (Walt Disney Concert Hall - 15 April), San Francisco (Davies Symphony Hall - 19 April), Washington DC (Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts - 21 April), Ann Arbor MI (Hill Auditorium at University of Michigan - 23 April), Worcester MA (Mechanics Hall - 25 April), Ottawa Ontario [Canada] (National Arts Centre, 27 April)
Founded in Britain, Chineke! is the first professional European orchestra to be made up primarily of black and minority ethnic musicians. The concert features Sheku Kanneh-Mason, the star cellist at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s royal wedding in 2018.
Kevin John Edusei conductor
Sheku Kanneh-Mason cello
Coleridge-Taylor Ballade for Orchestra in A minor
Haydn Cello Concerto No. 1 in C major
Brahms Symphony No. 2