The Telegraph about Gast Waltzing
In our last newsletter we were writing about Gast Waltzing conducting the Royal Scottish National Orchestra for Angélique Kidjo’s concert at the Royal Concert Hall in Glasgow. The concert has received a memorable welcome and has amazed audience and media. One couldn’t write a better description of this unconventional collaboration of Kidjo’s traditional African song and Afropop combined to a European classical orchestra. The Beninese singer entrusted the Luxembourgish musician and composer Gast Waltzing to arrange her music, especially for the song “Awalole” from the album EVE (recently nominated for the Grammy Awards in the « Best World Music Album» category).
Read the excellent review of The Telegraph here!