Fela Sowande

1905 - 1987

Nigerian

Summary

“Fela” Sowande was a Nigerian musician and composer. Considered the father of modern Nigerian art music, Sowande is perhaps the most internationally known African composer of works in the European “classical” idiom.

Performances

26th October 2022

PERFORMERS
The Richmond Symphony
LOCATION
Carpenter Theatre, Richmond , VA, United States of America

27th October 2022

PERFORMERS
The Richmond Symphony
LOCATION
Carpenter Theatre, Richmond , VA, United States of America

19th November 2022

PERFORMERS
Precollege Symphony Orchestra
LOCATION
Manhattan School of Music, New York , NY, United States of America

4th March 2023

PERFORMERS
Fort Collins Symphony
CONDUCTOR
Wes Kenney
LOCATION
Lincoln Center, Fort Collins , CO, United States of America