In this first of four Kaleidoscope – Music Memes concerts, British accordion and melodeon player Luke Daniels joins forces with South African cellist Abel Selaocoe.

Abel Selaocoe is a South African cellist who has performed at the Aldeburgh Festival, Wigmore Hall and the BBC Proms who also improvises and performs traditional African music or with jazz artists such as Tim Garland. He has performed as a soloist with numerous orchestras including Kwa-Zulu Philharmonic, Johnannesburg Phil and Randburg Symphony.

Luke Daniels is a guitarist, pianist, singer and accordion virtuoso who has enjoyed a long career collaborating with artists from many musical genres music. Former Riverdance band member, he has played at London Jazz Festival, with London Philharmonic Orchestra and on the soundtrack to the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movies.

Dates & Times

Last session: Sun 12 May 2019 at 6:00 PM - This event has now passed
The Box @ The Met

Unreserved seating.

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Part of Big Whistle Festival 2019!

This concert is part of The Met’s Big Whistle Festival.

The Big Whistle Festival is a weekend of gigs, lessons and sessions with one simple instrument in common: the humble tin whistle.

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Kaleidoscope - Music Memes

This concert is part of Kaleidoscope – Music Memes, a series of four folk and world music concerts hosted by acclaimed folk musician and singer Luke Daniels.

The series will showcase world-class performers from Syria, China and South Africa in duo concerts, and will culminate in a final quartet performance featuring all four performers.

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