Manchester Collective: Sirocco with Abel Selacoe

September 4, 2019 in by mwhiteside

Event Details

Abel Selaocoe Guest Director & Cello
Rakhi Singh Violin
Simmy Singh Violin
Ruth Gibson Viola
Alan Keary Electric Bass
Sidiki Dembele African Percussion

Sollima Lamentatio
Lawes Aire in C
Trad. Click Song
Haydn Op. 76 No. 1, II. Adagio Sostenuto
Trad. Ibuyile (South Africa)
Trad. Echa monati (South Africa)

Witnessing Abel Selaocoe perform is a truly awe-inspiring experience. His performances seem to fill the air with a fizzing energy, and invariably raise goosebumps on the arms of his audiences.

Sirocco is pure joy and energy – a great storm of music that celebrates the incredible warmth and diversity of folk traditions from across the globe. This is music for the people, by the people.

Joining Manchester Collective for this unique collaboration is Abel’s band, Chesaba, a trio specialising in the performance of music from the African continent.

A one-in-a-lifetime experience.

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