Sara Serpa and Emmanuel Iduma: ‘Intimate Strangers’ (Biophilia)

Vocalist-composer Sara Serpa’s latest album, Intimate Strangers, which teams her with Nigerian author Emmanuel Iduma, flows beautifully from its predecessor. In 2020, Serpa released Recognition: Music for a Silent Film, an emotional exploration of Portuguese oppression in Angola, where her parents grew up. But while African settings are also central to the new recording, the

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