The African Concert Series

May 12, 2022
The Africa Centre
The African Concert Series: African Art Music for Strings

About this event

African Art Music for Strings

Julian Rodriguez, Alix Lagasse, violins

Ariana Kashefi, cello

Leon Bosch, double bass


String Quartets

Fode Lassana Diabate (Mali) – Sunjata’s Time in Five Movements (Arranged by Jacob Garchik)

Mokale Koapeng (South Africa) – KOMENG in one movement

Godwin Sadoh (Nigeria) – Egba Musical Totem in one movement

Godwin Sadoh – Ise Oluwa in one movement

String Duo

Arrangements of African and Afro-latin traditional songs for string duo

The South African Double Bass

South African double bass virtuoso Leon Bosch continues his journey exploring the South African repertoire in this programme of commissioned works for solo double bass, featuring works by Viwe Mkizwana and Grant McLachlan.