Musiciens et leurs instruments



Five years ago, we embarked upon the creation of our first concert and album, which we named our Itinerant Gardens. At the same time, we were sowing the seeds of what has become a wonderful friendship, one that continues to grow more and more beautiful. From the start, this meeting and dialogue between the kora and the setar seemed to come from the depths of the earth, as though these instruments, along with the viola da gamba and percussion, had always existed side by side. This natural symbiosis gave us wings to fly towards distant horizons, and our music has been heard over one hundred time in various festivals and halls around the world.

This exceptional harmony that exists today between our music and our selves has allowed us to create new works inspired by our shared voyages, our shared traversées, which we present with this new project.

Kiya Tabassian & Ablaye Cissoko

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On stage

Traversées in concerts

september 2021

24sep19 h 30 minMandinka Pilgrimages19 h 30 min Kay Meek Arts CentreWhere:Vancouver, Canada

25sep19 h 30 minMandinka Pilgrimages19 h 30 min ChristChurch CathedralWhere:Victoria, Canada

28sep18 h 15 minMandinka Pilgrimages18 h 15 min Grand Théâtre de QuébecWhere:Quebec, Canada

30sep19 h 30 minMandinka Pilgrimages19 h 30 min Persephone TheatreWhere:Saskatoon, Canada

october 2021

02oct20 h 00 minMandinka Pilgrimages20 h 00 min Salle Bourgie, Musée des Beaux Arts de MontréalWhere:Montreal, Canada

30oct20 h 00 minTraversées20 h 00 min Au Tour des CordesWhere:Saint-Louis, Senegal

november 2021

13nov20 h 15 minTraversées20 h 15 min De WarandeWhere:Turnhout, Belgium

16nov20 h 00 minTraversées20 h 00 min Casablanca French InstituteWhere:Casablanca, Morocco

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