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The African Concert Series | Decus Ensemble

  • St Stephen Wallbrook 39 Walbrook London, England, EC4N 8BN United Kingdom (map)
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String Quartets by African Composers

EKELE: A Celebration of African Art Composers by Rebeca Omordia & The Institute of Art & Music (AMI5). Media partners: Fourchiefs Media Productions and Colourful Radio.

In 2019 the award winning Nigerian-Romanian pianist Rebeca Omordia launched in partnership with the Institute of Art and Music the first ever African Concert Series at the October Gallery in London, described by the BBC as “the African Art Music makes a comeback”. The programme of the series reflects the depth and diversity of African art music, the richly diverse genre of music that originated in Ghana and Nigeria, which forms a bridge between Western classical music and traditional African music.’

Performers

Decus Ensemble
Uchenna Ngwe Artistic Director

Tania Passendji violin
Hazel Correa violin
Clifton Harrison viola
Samara Ginsberg cello

Programme

Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges (1745-1799) String Quartet Op.1 tbd
Akin Euba (b. 1935) String Quartet (1957)
Godwin Sadoh (b. 1965) Egba Musical Totem for String Quartet (2018)
Justinian Tamusuza (b. 1951) Mu Kkubo Ery’Omusalaaba (On the Way of the Cross) (1988)

Tickets £10.00
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