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Wednesday, February 22, 2023 at 7:00 PM PST

× Workshop only ticket $15 For ticket holders to FUSION performance - FREE ***This workshop is free for those who have purchased tickets to the FUSION performance on Feb. 23. If you are a ticket holder for FUSION, please select the FREE option in price selection. If you do not yet have a ticket for the FUSION performance but would like to attend this workshop for free, you can select the FREE ticket option for this event and then purchase your FUSION performance ticket HERE.***

THIS WORKSHOP IS GENERAL ADMISSION WHICH MEANS THERE IS NO ASSIGNED SEATING.

World-renowned composer, producer, cellist and kora virtuoso, Tunde Jegede, and renowned violinist, Daniel Bhattacharya, present a workshop to explore the limitless possibilities of combining African with western classical music.


This workshop will start with a presentation of the instruments and then a performance of works for kora and violin. Following, will be a discussion on writing for these instruments and how current media has used and combined these genres.


Tunde and Daniel will explain and discuss the Griot Tradition of West Africa and how this combines with western classical music. They will share a discussion on their performance on hundreds of Hollywood soundtracks and collaborations with some of the greatest musicians of our day through their nearly 40-year-old friendship!

Everyone from music lovers to professional musicians are welcome at this presentation during which attendees will be invited to ask any questions that might arise.

Venue

The Capitol
421 Victoria Street
Nelson BC V1L 5R2

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