Chineke! Orchestra makes BBC Proms Debut
The Chineke! Orchestra made its BBC Proms debut at the Royal Albert Hall on 30 August 2017, under the baton of Kevin John Edusei, and featuring soloists Sheku Kanneh-Mason and Jeanine de Bique.
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The Chineke! Foundation would like to thank our wonderful audience for making us feel so welcome at the Royal Albert Hall, and to all the musicians of the Chineke! Orchestra, as well as conductor Kevin John Edusei and our soloists Sheku Kanneh-Mason and Jeanine de Bique, for their fabulous performances!
Don't worry if you missed this fantastic night: the full live broadcast is available on on BBC iPlayer for the next 30 days. The Prom will also be televised on 8 September on BBC 4.