Sumurun (One Arabian Night) + Live Score by Amira Kheir

Sumurun (One Arabian Night) + Live Score by Amira Kheir: This ‘brilliant’ (NY Times) fantasy-drama classic of forbidden love is brought to life by acclaimed vocalist-composer Kheir, fusing contemporary jazz and East African music with a live band. A pioneering collaboration by renowned director Ernst Lubitsch and early Hollywood superstar Negri, Sumurun follows the adventures of a rebellious slave girl in the court of a tyrannical Sheik. Singer, musician and songwriter of Sudanese origin, Amira Kheir has won critical acclaim for her debut album and international appearances from Mali’s Festival au Desert to the London Jazz Festival. Taking place on 11 April, 2014 at the Barbican, London.