Eugene Skeef presents music from southern Africa

Saturday 25 November 2017,
12.00–12.45 & 14.00–14.45
Sunday 26 November 2017,
12.00–12.45 & 14.00–14.45
Room 25
Free, just drop in, limited seating

Organised with the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden. Supported by the German Federal Foreign Office.

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Drop in to the Sainsbury African Galleries for performances of traditional and contemporary southern African music. Acclaimed musician Eugene Skeef and an ensemble of guest performers explore music that crosses the illusory borders between the world’s cultures.

Eugene Skeef FRSA is an acclaimed South African percussionist, composer, poet, educationalist and animator, who has lived in London since 1980. He also works in conflict resolution, acts as a consultant on cultural development, teaches creative leadership and is a broadcaster.

Eugene is at the forefront of the contemporary music scene, collaborating with innovative artists like Anthony Tidd, Brian Eno, Bheki Mseleku, Tunde Jegede and Eddie Parker. He has brought his extensive experience as an advisor to the Contemporary Music Network. He has also been instrumental in developing the education programmes of some of the major classical orchestras in the UK, including the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the London Sinfonietta and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.

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Eugene Skeef. Photo: Pete Jones.