Mendelssohn String Symphony No 10 in B minor
James Wilson World Premiere
Holst St Paul’s Suite
Britten Simple Symphony
Chineke! is St George’s resident orchestra, and is also Europe’s first professional orchestra comprising a majority of black and minority ethnic musicians, founded by the pioneering double bass player Chi-chi Nwanoku OBE.
Chineke! returns to St George’s with a delightful programme of music for string orchestra, plus a brand new work by talented young composer James B Wilson. Commissioned by St George’s in collaboration with Chineke! Orchestra, this new piece will celebrate the incredible life and work of one of Bristol’s most iconic civil rights leaders, Dr Paul Stephenson OBE.