Hunters, kings and women of power become entangled in prophecy, mythology and insult in one of the most exciting birth-of-a-hero tales in the world – The Birth of Sundiata Keita, legendary founder of the great West African Malian Empire.

In this epic performance of majesty, humour and passion, acclaimed storyteller Jan Blake is accompanied by the virtuoso, award winning Sereba brothers from Cote d’Ivoire. Delicate and dramatic, their song and music, which includes the extraordinary Dodo mouth bow, cradles the story in an evocative and exhilarating soundscape.



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