“Beethoven passed away 250 years ago, but the music I’m playing is way older than that” | Toumani Diabaté on his album with the London Symphony Orchestra | Songlines
Friday, June 18, 2021

“Beethoven passed away 250 years ago, but the music I’m playing is way older than that” | Toumani Diabaté on his album with the London Symphony Orchestra

The pre-eminent Malian kora player Toumani Diabaté talks to Simon Broughton about his special one-off collaboration with the London Symphony Orchestra

Toumani + Oslo Orchestra 2 Lars Opstad Oslo World

Toumani Diabaté (photo: Lars Opstad)

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