Hailed as one of the most vital standard-bearers of modern African music, Fatoumata Diawara performs as part of In the Round.

The Malian artist has been praised for her distinctive, melodic voice and ability to harmonise Pan-African folk and traditional instrumentals with soul, R&B and funk.

With two albums to date, Fatoumata has worked with some of the biggest names in contemporary music including, Bobby Womack, Paul McCartney and Herbie Hancock.