Performance Friday, October 17, 2014 | 8:30 PM

Abdullah Ibrahim

Zankel Hall
A revered pianist and composer, Abdullah Ibrahim has been hailed as the greatest exponent of Cape jazz. During his long and glorious career, he has toured the world extensively, performing as soloist with symphony orchestras and with legendary jazz artists such as Max Roach and Randy Weston. He returns to Zankel Hall for a solo concert that coincides with his 80th birthday.


  • Abdullah Ibrahim, Piano


"The Perfumed Garden"
Abdullah Ibrahim, Piano


"Green Kalahari"

UBUNTU: Music and Arts of South Africa

Lead funding for UBUNTU: Music and Arts of South Africa is provided by the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Ford Foundation, The Howard Gilman Foundation, and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Additional support is provided by the Mai Family Foundation, South African Tourism, and South African Airways.

UBUNTU is held in collaboration with the South African Consulate General in New York in celebration of South Africa’s 20 years of freedom and democracy.
This performance is part of Signatures, and South Africa Festival.

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