Sunday, March 5, 2017 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: North Beach Bandshell
Tickets are $20 advance, or a 3-concert series pass for $50: Purchase online or call (305) 672-5202
When Ballake Sissoko and Vincent Segal released their first collaborative album, Chamber Music in 2011, they caught the music world by surprise. Everything about this duo was unexpected: the Malian master of the traditional harp, or kora; the French cellist with the unlikely background in trip-hop; and the elegant, soulful music they made together. After years of touring together Sissoko and Segal have created their own hybrid tradition, one that draws on the ancient well of West African troubadour songs, the rich heritage of Baroque music, and an elusive but somehow clearly modern sensibility.
Presented with support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation’s Knight Arts Challenge.