17 October 2017
SOAS University of London’s Department of Music, the largest and leading centre in Europe for the study of world music, has announced its programme for the 2017/18 concert series.
Above: Amrit Kaur Lohia
This series brings together a range of established and up and coming international artists at SOAS with a total of 10 concerts. Performances this series include SOAS alumna Amrit Kaur Lohia - a sārangī player and vocalist who specialises in Punjabi folk, jazz and soul (18 October); the British singer songwriter Piers Faccini (9 February); Amharic singer and krar (a traditional Ethiopian lyre) player Haymanot Tesfa (26 January); and SOAS Teaching Fellow Kadialy Kouyaté, a songwriter and kora (West African 'calabash harp') player inspired by the West African griot repertoire (30 March).
To view the full series visit the webpage. The concerts will take place in the Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre and booking is available online with a £3 donation.