Saturday 5 February 2022 7:30PM

The African Concert Series Day

Bankole, Bode Omojola, Euba and more

Information

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Change of Running Order
The running order for the above concert has changed and will now be as below.

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  • Leon Bosch double bass
  • Rebeca Omordia piano
  • Glen Inanga piano
  • Victoria Oruwari soprano
  • Richard Olatunde Baker percussion
  • Tunde Jegede kora
  • NOK Ensemble

A group of leading musicians comes together for the final event of the day.African piano music makes up the opening section of this remarkable exploration. World renowned double bassist Leon Bosch presents music by two fellow South Africans, one of whom - Allan Stephenson - died last year at the age of 71. The Nigerian Odyssey takes in a wealth of music from that country.

    • African Pianism: Piano Music by African Composers
  • Ayo Bankole (1935-1976)
      • Variations for little Ayo
      • Egun Variations
  • JH Kwabena Nketia (1921-2019)
      • Volta Fantasy
  • Fred Onovwerosuoke (b.1960)
      • 24 Studies in African Rhythms
        • Study No. 8 'Ayevwiomo Dance 1'
        • Study No. 11 'Ayevwiomo Dance 3'
        • Study No. 18 'Pende'
        • Study No. 23 'Sanza'
        • Study No. 24 'Raging River Dance 2'
  • Akin Euba (1935-2020)
      • Ore Meta for piano and percussion
  • Nabil Benabdeljalil (b.1972)
      • En attente du printemps
    • The South African Double Bass
  • Allan Stephenson (1949-2021)
      • Some Thoughts on African Beer for solo double bass
  • Grant McLachlan (b.1956)
      • Sonatina for double bass and piano
  • Interval
    • Nigerian Odyssey
  • Akin Euba
      • Wakar Duru No. 2
  • Bode Omojola
      • Ilesanmi
  • Joshua Uzoigwe (1946-2005)
      • Talking Drums
        • Ukom
  • Akin Euba
      • 6 Yoruba Songs
        • Ore Meta
  • Laz Ekwueme (b.1936)
      • Oge (Time)
      • Mgboye (Dirge)
  • SK Oretimehin (b.1980)
      • Apata (Rock)
      • Omi (Water)
  • Trad/Kalabari
      • Ibike
        • (arranged by Babatunde Sosan)
  • Tunde Jegede (b.1972)
      • Let the Elements Sing and Dance
      • Invocation
      • Mirrors of Memory