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Safika | Castle of Our Skins | Ashleigh Gordon, Artistic & Executive Director

Friday, December 3   |   8:00 pm

Free – $20.00

Castle of our Skins welcomes South African Composer Dr. Bongani Ndodana-Breen for its third Music Ensemble in Residence. Highlighting Ndodana-Breen’s works for piano and strings, this program centers around the piano quintet Safika: Three Tales of African Migration, which takes listeners on a journey of forced expulsion, dislocation, and the musical movement of a people from one space and culture to another.

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Born out of the desire to foster cultural curiosity, Castle of our Skins is a concert and educational series dedicated to celebrating Black artistry through music. From classrooms to concert halls, Castle of our Skins invites exploration into ​Black heritage and culture, spotlighting both unsung and celebrated ​figures of past and present.

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Friday, December 3
8:00 pm
Free – $20.00
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Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall
Longy School of Music, 27 Garden Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States