The Lenfest Center for the Arts
Sona Jobarteh Concert
SONA JOBARTEH CONCERT
Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 8:00 p.m.
Wilson Hall/Concert Hall
Sona Jobarteh is the first female virtuoso player of the kora, a 21-string African harp. Born into one of the five principal Griot families of West Africa, Jobarteh has been widely acclaimed for the excellence of her playing and singing, especially since the release of her critically acclaimed album Fasiya, in 2011. Jobarteh was also a featured vocalist in the movies The First Grader and Roots.
No tickets are required.