Christopher Newport University

Silkroad Ensemble: Uplifted Voices With Special Guest Pura Fé - Performance

As a social-impact organization and home to a Grammy Award-winning musical ensemble, Silkroad works to inspire collaboration in innovative ways that add more equity and justice into the world through the power of the arts. Founded by cellist Yo-Yo Ma and today under the leadership of Artistic Director Rhiannon Giddens, Silkroad reaches new heights through a commitment to new music, a re-sparked mission towards cultural collaboration, and a reinvigorated focus to high-quality arts education that both reflects its mission and the times in which we live.

In Uplifted Voices, Silkroad shines a light on previously under-recognized voices from across the globe to change our perspective of the history and migration of music. Through a stunning collaboration of global instrumentation and strings, Silkroad's newest project champions women and non-binary members of the Silkroad Ensemble alongside special guest Tuscarora/Taíno musician Pura Fé to tell a musical journey that connects the music of indigenous North America to the world.

Tuesday, January 31 at 7:30pm

Diamonstein Concert Hall

Event Type

Performing Arts, Ferguson Center

Cost

Tickets: $23 | $37 | $49 | $58

Group
Ferguson Center for the Arts
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