CARNEGIE HALL PRESENTS

Performance Wednesday, November 5, 2014 | 8 PM

Angélique Kidjo and Friends

Mama Africa: A Tribute to Miriam Makeba

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
Grammy Award–winning vocalist Angélique Kidjo celebrates the life and music of iconic South African singer and political activist Miriam Makeba, known popularly as “Mama Africa.” Kidjo shared a close relationship with Makeba, studying with her and eventually performing with her in Paris and South Africa. Kidjo returns to Carnegie Hall—with Makeba’s supporting singers Zamokuhle "Zamo" Mbutho, Faith Kekana, and Stella Khumalo—in this tribute to a remarkable woman.

Performers

  • Angélique Kidjo
  • Guest artists to be announced

Audio

"Malaika"
Angelique Kidjo, Vocalist
Razor & Tie

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"Malaika


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.

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