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Krannert Center Events: 2023-2024 Season

About This Event

Kora virtuoso Ballaké Sissoko transports listeners across 700 years of Malian griot tradition and beyond through brilliant collaborations with dynamic, improvising artists such as Derek Gripper, a South African classical guitarist acclaimed for transcribing and recording legendary kora works performed by the masters, as debuted in the United States at ELLNORA 2013.

Thursday, March 21, 2024 at 7:30PM in the Foellinger Great Hall

See the Krannert Center website for more details and to purchase tickets.

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Ballaké Sissoko (kora) and Derek Gripper (guitar) astounding improvised performance at SOAS 2022