Dartmouth Events

Manchester Collective Sirocco featuring Abel Selaocoe & Chesaba

This electrifying show from the daring British group traverses multiple genres, including a wide range of classical music to African and Danish folk songs.

Thursday, October 6, 2022
7:30pm – 9:00pm
Spaulding Auditorium, Hopkins Center for the Arts
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Arts, Lectures & Seminars, Performances
Registration required. Fee required. Tickets required.

They are joined by the young African cellist taking the world by storm with his blend of traditional playing styles with improvisation, singing and body percussion. Riding the waves of raves reviews, the young African's unique musical style continues to resound across Europe. Along with his band, they present a swirling storm of music that celebrates the warmth and diversity of folk traditions from across the globe.
Featuring Selaocoe's original compositions for solo cello, classics by Stravinsky and Haydn, a set of original African folk and a collection of gorgeous Danish folk songs, Sirocco is ultimately a show about belonging.

A conversation with the artists follows.

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For more information, contact:
Hopkins Center for the Arts

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.