June 19, 2021
InChorus is a musical platform in collaboration with a young organization Kalasetu, is a cycle of musical meetings for the promotion of traditional South Asian performing arts and exchanges between Indian and French artists. A rising star of the kora, Cherif Soumano offer music of his time, while being deeply rooted in the traditional repertoire that his father transmitted to him in Mali. Undoubtedly one of the most talented and promising kora players of his generation, with an ability to communicate musically with all types of music, not to mention his exceptional virtuosity coupled with great expressiveness, Cherif Soumano has performed with Dee Dee Bridgewater, Tiken Jah Fakoly, Roberto Fonseca, co-founded the World Kora Trio and recorded for Marcus Miller. Not the typical classical musician, Shahnawaz Khanhas been playing various styles on modern guitar with unique technique and incredible ease. Accompanied by the young talent Shahbaaz Khan at the tabla, they will present their respective traditional repertoire as well as some pieces resulting from their collaboration with the Alliance Française de Delhi. As part of Fete de la Musique 2021, Alliance Française de Delhi in collaboration with Kalasetu prsent: InChorus - Strings Together with Cherif Soumano (Kora) et Shahnawaz Khan (Guitare) et Shahbaaz Khan (Tabla), taking place on June 19, 2021 at 7pm, streaming on Zoom, Facebook Live and YouTube.