A Conversation with Angélique Kidjo
Three-time Grammy winner Angélique Kidjo is a true global superstar who has recorded 13 albums and performed at top venues around the world. Kidjo will discuss her career, influences, and musical journey in this coversation led by Lauren Eldridge Stewart, Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology.
Born in Benin, Kidjo and her band will celebrate the electrifying rhythms, vocals and sounds of Africa, with music from throughout Kidjo’s storied career, including music from her two most recent projects: a celebration of the great Celia Cruz, and music from her re-imagining of the Talking Heads’ Remain in Light album at her concert at the Sheldon Concert Hall on Friday, February 14.
Co-sponsored by the Department of African and African-American Studies and the Sheldon Arts Foundation