Saturday 5 February 2022 11:30AM

The African Concert Series Day

Fred Onovwerosuoke, Gamal Abdel-Rahim, Nketia and Tunde Jegede

Information

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General sale for this concert will open at 10:00AM on Tuesday 30 November.

Duration

This concert will be approximately 1 hour in duration, without an interval

£16concs£14

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  • Tunde Jegede kora
  • Intercultural Music Initiative IMI Artists
  • Titus Underwood oboe
  • Ebonee Thomas flute
  • Artina McCain piano

Founded in St Louis in 1994, the International Music Initiative has the mission of highlighting music by composers of African and other minority descent. English-born but with a Nigerian background, Tunde Jegede travelled to Africa as a child to learn the art of the kora. Music by the leading Ghanaian musician JH Kwabena Nketia (1921-2019) and the Egyptian composer Gamal Abdel-Rahim (1924-88) also features.

    • Kora Solo Recital
  • Tunde Jegede (b.1972)
      • Moon Waters
    • African Art Music for Woodwind
  • JH Kwabena Nketia (1921-2019)
      • Atwimu
        • (arranged by Fred Onovwerosuoke)
      • Dagarti Work Song
        • (arranged by Fred Onovwerosuoke)
  • Gamal Abdel-Rahim (1924-1988)
      • The Lotus Pond for flute and piano
  • Fred Onovwerosuoke (b.1960)
      • 6 Sketches for oboes and piano

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