Applause Series Event - Sounds Of The Kora

Friday, Oct 7, 2022 from 7:00pm to 8:00pm


Aural Explorations of a West African Harp. Sean Gaskell presents a performance and educational demonstration of the kora – an ancient 21-stringed harp from West Africa – featuring traditional songs of the kora’s musical repertoire. These songs of war, hardship, love and loss, present the history and fabric of Mande society, from which the instrument originates.

All Applause Series events are free and open to the public. The Agawam Cultural Council is an all-volunteer local partner of the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency, and is funded, in part, by the MCC.  The ACC is charged with bringing engaging, entertaining, and educational events and opportunities in the arts, humanities, and sciences, to children and adults from Agawam and the surrounding communities. There is no cost to join or serve.

Cost:FREE WILL DONATIONS. Production sponsors of Sounds of the Kora are Anthony Russo and Mayor Sapelli.

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