World on 3

Performance

Fully booked

Friday 13 October 2017

21:25-23:30

Kathryn Tickell explores how music is remembered and passed down from generation to generation in three very different traditions from around the World with performances by British-Iraqi singer Alya Al-Sultani, Senegalese kora player Seckou Keita and Mercury Prize nominated UK folk singer Sam Lee, whose focus is on the music of the Gypsy and Traveller communities.

Speakers and performers

  • Kathryn Tickell, broadcaster, composer and performer
  • Sam Lee, folk singer, song collector and broadcaster
  • Alya Al-Sultani, singer
  • Seckou Keita, kora player

This event is FREE. Tickets will become available below from 11:00 on Friday 29 September.