From a media release:
West African Supergroup:
Coup de Coeur
Free Livestream April 24 2021
Batuki Music Society and Alliance Francaise Toronto present a virtual concert featuring Coup de Coeur on Saturday April 24th at 8:00 PM. Enjoy the concert from home!
Coup de Coeur is a new group based in Montreal, curated by Batuki Music Society, that features Senegalese musicians; Sadio Sissokho on kora, percussion and vocals, Assane Seck on guitar, vocalist Seydina Ndiaye, Malian musician Diely Mori Tounkara on kora and vocals and Carlo Birri on bass guitar.
This star-studded collective unites the talents of these artists, each an expert in their individual style and together performing songs that define regional variations, styles and melodies of traditional and popular West African music forms.
Coup de Coeur Virtual Concert - 8:00 PM
Date: Saturday April 24, 2021
- Watch free on Alliance Francaise Toronto Facebook, YouTube channel and Batuki Music website.
- Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/267725631757427
Please consider making a donation. Your support is very valuable in enabling our institution to offer quality cultural events. Cultural institutions have been very strongly affected by the COVID-19 crisis. Today, more than ever, you can support our action.
- Donation Link: bit.ly/2TVdlft
Batuki Music Society gratefully acknowledges the support of the Ontario Arts Council, Toronto Arts Council and Alliance Francaise Toronto.
Diely Mori Tounkara at a previous performance at Alliance Francaise Toronto for a taste of the sound: