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  • Dora Stoutzker Hall Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama Cardiff, CF10 3ER (map)

The joys and sorrows of Southern Albanian song.

A rare opportunity to hear the mesmerizing music of Albanian Saze: thrilling harmonies, joyful dances and soulful laments.

Hailing from the stark landscapes of Southern Albania Saze has the power to entrance any listener, even strangers to the culture of this long-isolated country. The group performing tonight includes three great singers along with virtuoso masters of the violin, clarinet, llautë (lute) and dajre (frame drum) from the heart of ‘Saze country’, the beautiful cities of Permet and Korce.

“mesmerising and deeply moving” Joe Boyd, producer

“music… that beautifully navigates the different and the familiar” Glitterbeat

Tickets: £12, £10 conc.

Supported by the Arts Council of Wales

Earlier Event: October 29
Julian Costello Quartet
Later Event: November 2
Hackensack: 2alike | Alex Haines Trio