Friday, November 09, 2012

09 November - Arts, Culture & Environment - Sibongile Khumalo and Hugh Masekela presents Songs of Migration & Arts Update

Sibongile Khumalo, Busi & Hugh Masekela
In today's show, we were joined by Sibongile Khumalo and Hugh Masekela. They were here to talk about their production called Songs of Migration that is running at Artscape Theatre. Songs of Migration is a musical adventure of Southern Africa’s cries of joy, love, conflict, resistance, sorrow, exile; oppression; patriotism; victory and freedom. It's compiled by Hugh Masekela and starring alongside him is Sibongile Khumalo, they take centre stage as lead storytellers and singers. This touching tribute, is written and directed by award-winning director James Ngcobo. It has been described as a production that takes one on a journey of every possible emotion. Music in this production includes songs by Mackay Davashe, Joseph Shabalala, Victor Ndlazilwane, Gibson Kente, Hugh Masekela, Dorothy Masuka, and Miriam Makeba. Songs of Migration will take place at the Artscape theatre from the 7th - 11th November 2012 and tickets are available through Computicket or Artscape theatre dial-a-seat on (021) 421 7695.

Nigel Vermaas was Instudio with this week's Arts Update.

 

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