Woordfees: Derek Gripper – Classical Guitar meets Africa

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 2020-03-15
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Event Price
R130-R150; R170 at the door

Event Contact Details
Tickets can be bought through Computicket & at the door

Location
Fismer Hall, Stellenbosch
cnr Victoria & Neethling Street
Stellenbosch
Western Cape


Description

Maverick Cape Town guitarist Derek Gripper has performed solo recitals at Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Centre in New York, collaborated with John Williams at the Globe Theatre and King’s Place in London, played with Indian guitar master Debashish Battacharya, and performed with the West African Trio da Kali and master musician Toumani Diabate in Bamako, Mali. He has recorded 14 albums, including the award-winning Libraries on Fire. The recital includes works by Bach, Toumani Diabate, Madosini, Salif Keita, Baaba Maal, Derek Gripper, Ali Farka Toure, Egberto Gismonti and Arvo Pärt.