This concert was recorded at All Saints’ Church Helmsley. The full programme is listed below, and the short clip above features Ka bohaleng, the Bach Sarabande and Iqhawe.
Abel Selaocoe cello
Ka bohaleng (‘on the sharp side’)
Umkhonto we Qiniso (‘the spear of truth’)
Vukani bo (‘wake up’)
Dall’Abaco Capriccio no. 3 in E flat major
Zawose sisonke (‘bringing people together’)
Bach Sarabande from Cello Suite no. 5
Abel Selaocoe’s performances fill the air with fizzing energy. In this solo cello programme he interleaves baroque masterpieces with music and stories from his native South Africa.
‘Powerful, moving and extraordinary’ (Yorkshire Post)