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Stevie Wishart’s Double Entendre in rehearsal

Wed May 6 2015

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Next week we give the world premiere of a new piece by composer Stevie Wishart as part of our Rough with the Smooth concert at Southbank Centre.

A concerto written for our Principal Double Bass Chi-chi Nwanoku MBE, it had its first rehearsal yesterday when a small group of musicians met for an initial workshop and run-through with the composer in attendance. We were there to take some pictures of the rehearsal, and there’ll be a video interview with composer Stevie Wishart coming later this week.

The premiere is on 12 May at the Queen Elizabeth Hall. Details.

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