American Railroad: Silkroad Ensemble with Rhiannon Giddens

Organizer: UCSB Arts & Lectures
Posted by:WaveComm

Yo-Yo Ma conceived Silkroad in 1998, recognizing the historical Silk Road as a model for radical cultural collaboration. Now under the leadership of MacArthur fellow and 2023 Pulitzer Prize-winner Rhiannon Giddens, the Silkroad Ensemble embarks on a new initiative, American Railroad, that amplifies the untold stories of African American, Chinese, Indigenous, Irish and other communities in the creation of North America’s railroads.



Date: Thursday, November 9

Time: 8:00 PM

Location: The Granada Theatre, 1214 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101


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