Sona Jobarteh

Apr 17

LT Pick

Sona Jobarteh is the first professional female Kora virtuoso to come from any of the West African Griot dynasties. Sona is reputed for her skill as an instrumentalist, her distinctive voice, infectious melodies and her grace onstage, and she has rapidly achieved international success as a top class performer. Sona has the unique ability to touch audiences from all over the world and from all backgrounds and cultures, whilst also commanding the attention of sitting presidents and royalty alike. Her captivating stage show has proved to be popular everywhere, and with a repertoire that exudes accessible sophistication, her audience demographic is forever expanding.

  • Date(s):
    • Wed, April 17 - 7:30 p.m.