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Dresdner Musikfestspiele: Abel Selaocoe & Bantu Ensemble

About the Event

Experience the breathtaking Residenzschloss in Dresden, immersing yourself in its stunning architecture while attending a concert that will awaken your understanding of classical music.

Abel Selaocoe, a South African‐born musician, is a true embodiment of heart and joy, according to 'The Times'. Having studied at the Royal Northern College in Manchester, Selaocoe pushes the boundaries of his instrument, redefining cultural borders along the way. He seamlessly moves between different musical genres, combining virtuosity with improvisation, singing, and body percussion. His performances encompass a colorful fusion of genres and styles, ranging from collaborations with world and jazz musicians to classical cello concerts and solo performances. Regardless of the venue, Abel Selaocoe captivates the ears and hearts of his listeners, making him an exceptional artist who is sure to enchant the Festival audience.

Selaocoe's musical prowess bridges the gap between Johann Sebastian Bach and African folk songs.

Cast / Production

Abel Selaocoe Violoncello and Gesang
Bantu Ensemble:
Alan Keary E‐bass
Fred Thomas Keyboard
Dudù Kouate African Perkussion

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