I'm really proud to be working with Arts La'Olam on their Arts Council England funded socially distanced programme, creating a new work with master Kora player Sefo Kanuteh from Gambia, release date 1st October 2020.
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Kaddish; Ana Silvera song commission
Arts La’Olam is honoured to invest in the commission of a Covid 19 legacy work inviting International singer songwriter Ana Silvera to draw from her Sephardic Jewish heritage and as a source of inspiration meditate on the Hebrew Kaddish; creating a prayer for mourners in song for our times. Ana’s ethereal brand of alt-folk has seen her perform at countless festivals and major venues including SXSW, the Roundhouse, Iceland Airwaves and Copenhagen Jazz Festival on the back of her two critically acclaimed albums, The Aviary and Oracles. Ana’s sensuous and haunting vocals coupled with a unique lyrical delicacy makes her the perfect custodian of an important project that gives a voice to the bereaved and a space to grieve. Featuring master Kora player, and composer in his own right, Sefo Kanuteh from Gambia, thematically and collaboratively, it is a work that seeks to achieve true global resonance.