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A one-time-only music theater production, A Distant Drum is to be staged at the Carnegie Hall, in New York. The team that has put together this exceptional show includes the multi-award winning violinist Daniel Hope, the founder of South Africa's Franschhoek Literary Festival Christopher Hope and the world famous cello player Vincent Segal. All those who want to enjoy watching the story of Nat Nakasa should get their hands on A Distant Drum tickets right away.
Carnegie Hall is hosting UBUNTU: Music and Arts of South Africa, a three week festival that explores the diverse culture of South Africa. This event features short films, live concerts and theatrical productions. Among the most talked about upcoming shows is A Distant Drum. A group of talented musicians have teamed up to make this production. This uniquely designed music show is set in the 60s and portrays the story of an impassioned spirit who leaves South Africa due to racial segregation and travels to the New York City. Alongside a few brilliant actors such as Christiaan Schoombie and Atandwa Kani, world famous violinist Daniel Hope, percussionist Jason Marsalis, cellist Vincent Segal and a noted authority from South Africa Andrew Tracey will be working together to keep the audience hooked till the end.
The five times Echo Klassik Award winner, Daniel Hope, who plays the vintage 1737 Guarneri violin is soon going to give a fabulous performance on stage. Playing the instrument from a very young age, Daniel Hope has released a variety of albums having both original and cover compositions. Some of them include Olivier Messiaen, Spheres, Terezin Theresienstadt and Bach. Apart from playing at music events, Daniel also teaches music to the students at the Royal Academy of Music, in England.
Accompanying him during A Distant Drum will be the NEA Jazz Masters Award winner, Jason Marsalis. He has played the drums and percussion with many renowned musicians. He gave his first professional performance at the age of twelve. His father, Ellis Louis Marsalis Jr. was a pianist and a music professor while his siblings are popular jazz musicians. Jason Marsalis inherited the virtuosity and compositional skills of the Marsalis family. With time, he has developed a distinctive, polyrhythmic style which has earned him a lot of critical acclaim. After listening to his album, Music Update, a writer from The New York Times praised his music approach by saying, "an excellent musician trying out something risky without embarrassment."
Andrew Tracey will also be sharing the stage with the team as their music supervisor. He has been a promoter of African music since childhood which makes him a suitable choice for Carnegie Hall's UBUNTU: Music and Arts of South Africa. The French cellist and bassist, Vincent Segal who has worked with many well-known musicians including, Elvis Costello, Carlinhos Brown, Steve Nieve and Blackalicious is also a part of the production, A Distant Drum. As far as the show's actors are concerned, the son of the celebrated South African actor, John Kani, Atandwa Kani is one of the cast members of A Distant Drum. He has starred in many television shows and theatrical productions. As the show is a one-time-only production, so the cast and crew have worked hard to make it flawless. All those looking forward to attend, should reserve A Distant Drum tickets right now.