Mandé Symphony

Mandé Symphony, by Youri Lenquette
  • event type:Classical:NEXT 15 video showcase / project pitch
  • date:21 May 2015
  • time:14:30 - 15:30
  • city/area:Rotterdam
  • venue:De Doelen - Van Beuningen Zaal
  • country:Netherlands
  • event submitted by:Piranha Arts

The Mandé Symphony is a multimedia documentary revealing the legend behind the first kora (West African harp-lute), with Senegalese griot, singer, kora virtuoso and narrator, Ablaye Cissoko on stage with a chamber orchestra and New York-based German trumpeter and multimedia artist, Volker Goetze.