Shishani (photo Chris Philippo)

Alternative Passion

Pynarello + Shishani
Sun 13 Apr 2025 20:15 - 22:00
Sun 13 Apr 2025
20:15 - 22:00
  • Sun 13 Apr 2025
    20:15 - 22:00
    Grote Zaal


Music by Florence Price and Shishani


Shishani voice, text

Muziek van twee baanbrekende artiesten: Florence Price en Shishani

If in 2009 her work had not been found in an abandoned house that she used as her summer home, we might have never heard of Florence Price again. She was the first African-American woman who was taken seriously as a composer of symphonic music. Today, as an alternative passion, her music can be heard in dialogue with another artist who is deeply invested in social justice: the Namibian Shishani. This singer-songwriter, public speaker, anthropologist, musicologist and activist is known for their hit song Minority

Rebel club Pynarello continues its quirky and engaged programming with this encounter between two extraordinary artists who were born a century apart. Confrontations can be difficult, but they often open doors to conversations about important topics and a way to get closer to each other. Worlds come together; that of an early 20th-century African-American and a young artist with roots in Namibia, Belgium and the Netherlands.