King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba Podcast Series
Juwon Ogungbe presents
King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba
At Theatre Peckham, 26 October 2019
The new music theatre piece is supported by the National Lottery through the Arts Council of England
Below is a series of conversations between composer and scriptwriter Juwon Ogungbe and singers Helen Karikari, Chloe Sami, Tasos Michalis, Keisha Nurse, Caroline Modiba and Grace Nyandoro; and some of the students who took part in the performance at Theatre Peckham – Isha Phillip, Noellie, Zahira Bloch and Kaliyah Phillip.
Juwon Ogungbe is a distinguished opera singer and composer, as well as a performer in a range of other genres. He has composed for the BBC, the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Southbank Centre amongst many others. In 2018, his operatic works have been in various stages of development at Opera North, Grimeborn Opera Festival (Arcola Theatre) and at the Dhow Countries Music Academy, Zanzibar. More information about Ogungbe’s work can be found at www.juwonogungbe.com