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An illustration of Lhasa de Sela and the guest artists

The captivating melodies of Mexican-American musician Lhasa de Sela are brought back to the stage in a heartfelt tribute from musician fans, friends and collaborators.

When Lhasa passed away on New Year’s Day 2010 in Montreal, it was said that it started to snow and didn’t stop for four days. Aged just 37, Lhasa had found international admiration over three albums mixing country with gospel; Mexican with Gypsy folk; and drawing on her international roots singing lyrics in English, French and Spanish.

Originally performed in Berlin in 2018, the artists coming together to remember Lhasa in this concert are Andrew Barr (The Barr Brothers), Bryce Dessner (The National), Clarice Jensen, Dustin O'Halloran, Emma Broughton, Joel Shearer, Leslie Feist (Feist), Melissa Laveaux, Pauline DeLassus (Mina Tindle), and Todd Dahlhoff.

Tagged with: Contemporary music

Produced by Sounds from a Safe Harbour. Presented by the Barbican.


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