Sona Jobarteh is a pioneering musical icon whose artistry is uniquely poised between the preservation of her rich cultural heritage and an accessible modern style that appeals to audiences all over the world. Born into a Gambian griot family, she is the first female artist within the more than 700-year old tradition to become a professional virtuoso on the kora. She is equally known and admired for her dedication to educational reform as the Founding Director of The Gambia Academy.
Peter Jay Sharp Theatre
Expected Run Time is 90 minutes