Ensemble Sinawi in Artist Talk: Think in Performance

As part of the Seoul in the City strand of the City of London Festival, SOAS is hosting an evening of performance and instruction with Korean fusion band Ensemble Sinawi. The ensemble is performing at LSO St Luke’s on the previous evening, 8 July.

Artist Talk: Think In Performance

Beyond Borders: Re-creating Pansori in the Context of Chamber-Jazz
as part of Seoul in the City at The City of London Festival 2014
Wednesday 9 July 2014, 18:00
Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre, SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London, WC1H 0XG
Please RSVP by email: info@kccuk.org.uk or Tel 020 7004 2000

Ensemble Sinawi

Part 1 – A Showcase of Ensemble SINAWI

A showcase of Ensemlbe SINAWI, a fusion band combining traditional Korean folk music and Pansori with a contemporary edge to create a sound that is entirely new. Authentic Korean sounds are juxtaposed in the context of chamber-jazz to create new and authentically Korean improvisational musical forms – an extraordinary new form of traditional music for the 21st century

Part 2 – Workshop and Conversation

After the showcase the members demonstrate traditional Korean instruments such as Gayageum and Janggu, and have a Q&A session with the audience led by Professor Keith Howard of the Music department of SOAS, University of London

Followed by a networking reception – Refreshments to be served

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