Youssou N'Dour

Performing Arts

Youssou N'Dour
Photo: Jonathan Mannion

Youssou N'Dour

Fri, Sep 19, 2003 8 PM

"One of the great singers, not just of Africa but the world."--Guardian

Senegalese superstar Youssou N'Dour's latest release, Nothing's in Vain (Coono du reer), reaffirmed his love for roots music and the rich rhythms of traditional acoustic instruments. His myriad fans worldwide applauded this impressive direction, which showed nary a trace of pop influences, synthesizers, or crossover attempts.

In concert you'll hear Youssou N'Dour tapping the deep, soulful spirit he achieved during his recording sessions in Dakar. Be there when Youssou's inimitable tenor voice soars again on our stage, transporting you as he explores his musical heritage.

Jean Dubuffet, Vaches au pre (Cows in a meadow), 1954

Reserve your tickets now for Transfigurations: Modern Masters from the Wexner Family Collection, on view Sept 21–Dec 31. Learn more about the exhibition.

Artists featured in Transfigurations: Modern Masters from the Wexner Family Collection

Learn more about the artists represented in Transfigurations at our dedicated website. (Educators will also find curriculum resources to support their K–12 classrooms.)

Hours

9 AM - 6 PM
8 AM - 4 PM
Closed
10 AM - 6 PM