Catrin Finch and Seckou Keita 2017

A Theatr Mwldan Production

Catrin Finch and Seckou Keita (Wales / Senegal)

A sublime and multi award-winning harp and kora collaboration between two acclaimed virtuosos, Welsh harpist Catrin Finch and Senegalese kora player Seckou Keita join forces in a stunning exhibition of world-class musicianship. Drawing on their diverse traditions and transforming them with remarkable synergy; Mandinka rhythms mix effortlessly with Welsh tunes, with hypnotic improvisations from both in a set which is at once exhilarating and mesmerising. 

Winners of fRoots Critics Poll Album of the Year 2013, Songlines Best Cross-Cultural Collaboration 2014, and nominated for two BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards (Best Duo and Best Traditional Track) in 2014, their debut album Clychau Dibon has attracted huge critical acclaim and a clutch of 4 and 5 * reviews from national and industry press. 

Their work has a diverse appeal, and was recently sampled by Robbie Williams on his record-breaking album The Heavy Entertainment Show.


Catrin and Seckou will be playing selected dates and festivals throughout 2017, visit the project's dedicated website for further details, or to order a copy of their award winning album Clychau Dibon:
Interested in booking this project for your festival or venue? Contact Dilwyn Davies
On tour in 2017:
11    Musique de Nuit, Pelgrimvaderskerk, ROTTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS
14    Cecil Sharpe House, LONDON
intricate, ethereal and entrancing, an elaborate pas-de-deux... remarkable
Neil Spencer, Uncut Magazine
a sublime duo of two artists who are masters of their instruments...musicality and architecture at work
Simon Broughton, London Evening Standard
This, I suspect, will be remembered as one of the classic concerts of the year
Robin Denselow, The Guardian

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