In The Round Festival with Abel Selaocoe

Season 1, Episode 4,  Mar 04, 10:00 AM

Abel Selaocoe moves seamlessly across a plethora of genres and styles, from collaborations with world musicians and beatboxers, to concertos and solo performances. Abel joins Erica McKoy in the Transmission Roundhouse studio as they discuss his unique performances style, audience participation, and inclusivity in classical music.

Abel Selaocoe moves seamlessly across a plethora of genres and styles, from collaborations with world musicians and beatboxers, to concertos and solo performances.

South African cellist Abel Selaocoe is redefining the parameters of the cello. Combining virtuosic performance with improvisation, singing and body percussion, and has a special interest in curating recital programmes that highlight the links between Western and non-Western musical traditions, with view to helping classical music reach a more diverse audience.

Abel joins Erica McKoy in the Transmission Roundhouse studio as they discuss his unique performance style, audience participation, and inclusivity in classical music. 

Renowned for eclectic line-ups performing special, one-off gigs with full seating set around our circular stage, you’ll get closer to your favourite artists and treated to the bespoke shows that see collaborations and surprises, all making for a truly unique and special experience.

Presenter: Erica McKoy
Producer: Kojo Gozo