From the 2022 BBC Proms

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September 19, 2022

The Chineke! Orchestra, Europe’s first majority Black and ethnically diverse orchestra, celebrates the unity of humankind with Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9.

Episode Playlist

Hour 1

WALKER: Lilacs

Hour 2

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 9 in d minor, ‘Choral’

COLERIDGE-TAYLOR: African Suite (Chineke! Records 4853322)

GERSHWIN: Rhapsody in Blue (Orchid 100100)