Chamber Music with Ballaké Sissoko & Vincent Segal

Friday, March 8, 2013 - 8:00pm

Seated show

Ballaké Sissoko and Vincent Segal

A spellbinding highlight of the 2011 Global Roots Festival returns! Chamber Music is a collaboration between Ballaké Sissoko, who plays the traditional kora, a lute-harp from Mali, and Vincent Segal, a French cellist who plays for the trip-hop band Bumcello. Together, they create stunning music of quiet beauty and soulful simplicity.

Ballaké Sissoko's latest album For Peace (Feb 5, 2013) continues and extends the collaboration with Segal; NPR notes that Sissoko brings a "dreamy, lovely beauty to his work."

Ticket options and info

  • On sale date: now
  • Phone: 612-338-2674 ext 0 between 12 noon and 4pm ($2 fee per ticket)
  • In person: From a Cedar volunteer in the front lobby during events (no fee; cash, check, credit card), Depth of Field (no fee; cash or check only), or Electric Fetus (approximately $2 fee)
  • Online: Ticketweb (typically $2--$3 fee/ticket) (click on red Buy Tickets button at top of this page)
  • The Cedar is an all ages venue
  • Students with ID, seniors over 65, and children under 12 may purchase tickets at a discount at the door.
Ballaké Sissoko and Vincent Segal
Malian kora player Ballaké Sissoko and French trip-hop cellist Vincent  Segal take two diverse musical traditions, and together create a new kind of chamber music. Their album Chamber Music is one of the most elegant and beautiful recordings of “world...

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Minnesota State Arts BoardThis activity is funded, in part, by the Minnesota State Arts Board through the arts and cultural heritage fund as appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the Legacy Amendment vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund, and a grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation Minnesota