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SANSARA: Music of Sanctuary and Solidarity with United Strings of Europe

St Martin-in-the-Fields, WC2N 4JJ, [Venue Details]

Award-winning vocal collective SANSARA join forces with the acclaimed United Strings of Europe and Syrian oud player Basel Saleh to present a powerful sequence of choral and instrumental music on the timely and enduring themes of sanctuary, solidarity and displaced peoples.

With music by renowned Icelandic composer Hildur Guðnadóttir, the programme will feature the European premiere of Caroline Shaw’s striking To the Hands – a six movement cantata responding to Dietrich Buxtehude’s Ad manus from his Membra Jesu nostri.

The concert will also include the world premiere of The Journey by Lebanese composer Houtaf Khoury, commissioned by United Strings of Europe.

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