Beautiful Africa

Rokia Traoré

Music
  • Friday, November 15 at 7:30

Is it my destiny to grow toward the unknown? Malian singer-songwriter Rokia Traoré, last seen in Peter Sellars’s Desdemona, poses this question on her acclaimed new album, Beautiful Africa. Singing in Bambara, French, and English, Traoré brings to life her beloved homeland in the midst of political uncertainty, celebrating the strength of the human spirit and a hope that prevails.

Rose Theater

“It really doesn’t get better than this in today’s African music.” —Songlines

Pre-concert lecture by Banning Eyre at 6:15 in the Irene Diamond Education Center

This performance will be followed by a White Light Lounge.

There is no late seating.

This performance is approximately one hour and 30 minutes, with no intermission.

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