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Chineke! Orchestra





Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 33


Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73


Performance Information

Wednesday, March 18: All Washington Performing Arts performances have been canceled through May 10. Current ticket-holders will be contacted directly regarding donations/refunds.

“Chineke!’s shoots are green, their sap rising…. Chineke! sound fresh, impassioned, [and] full of raw promise.” – The Guardian

Though the Chineke! Orchestra is but a few years old (established in 2015), the London-based orchestra has already made waves, performing at Royal Festival Hall, the BBC Proms at Royal Albert Hall, and on tour in Europe and the U.S. Championing change and diversity in the classical music world, the Chineke! Orchestra provides young artists of color performance opportunities around the world. The concert features Sheku Kanneh-Mason, an alum of the orchestra and the star cellist at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding in 2018.


Co-presented with the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

This performance is made possible through the generous support of Dr. Gary Mather and Ms. Christina Co Mather.