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Chineke! Ensemble Celebrates 250 Years of Amazing Grace

22 July 2023 @ 19:30

2023 marks the 250th anniversary of one of the world’s most beloved hymns, Amazing Grace. The Cowper & Newton Museum in Olney in partnership with The Stables present the world premiere of Forever?, a new work for voice and chamber ensemble responding to the anniversary and to the different meanings Amazing Grace has for people in the 21st century. With text by celebrated poet and writer Rommi Smith and music by renowned baritone and composer Roderick Williams OBE, the premiere will be performed by members of Chineke!, Europe’s first majority Black and ethnically diverse orchestra, whose mission is to champion change and celebrate diversity in classical music. The concert will also feature chamber works by Black and ethnically diverse composers.

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The Stables Theatre
Stockwell Lane
Wavendon, Milton Keynes MK17 8LU United Kingdom
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