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Melody of Love and Shadows-Edinburgh Fringe and other venues

Saudha, Society Of Poetry and Indian Music: 'one of the prominent Indian classical music promoters in the country' (BBC Radio), offers this two-day appearance in Fringe Festival with a hypnotic and 'breath-taking' presentation ('Rhapsody of Soul' -Guardian|| 'Seraphic ecstacy of Indian Raaga Music'- Yorkshire Reporter) of Indian classical music by the leading classical vocalist Chandra Chakraborty (ChandraChakraborty.info), and critically acclaimed, prominent accompanying artists like Baluji Shrivastav OBE (Sitar) Kamalbir Nandra (violin), Chiranjit Mukherjee (tabla) and Showmi Das (Kathak). This is seamlessly mingled with French, medieval, romantic troubadour music and haunting verses of world poetry in English by actor and Schubert vocalist Erik Schelander, to interpret and intensify the profound mood of the transcendental music.

The event will be curated by T M Ahmed Kaysher.
Promo for the event:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=07UHLafh2LU

 

The link for the preview in Asian Culture vulture:

http://asianculturevulture.com/portfolios/saudha-melody-love-shadows-comes-london-music-poetry-group-look-ahead-europe-javanese-gamelan/

Melody of Love and Shadows || Edinburgh Fringe

Acoustic Music Centre at St Bride's - 10 Orwell Terrace, Edinburgh, EH11 2DZ
20 August at 3pm and 21 August at 1.30pm
Ticket £10
For booking and more information:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/melody-of-love-and-shadows-edinburgh-fringe-tickets-25104959610

 

Melody of Love and Shadows || Wimbledon Perofrmaning Space

Wimbledon Library - Wimbledon Hill Road, London, SW19 7NB
27 August 2016 at 7pm
Ticket £12 and £10
For regestration and more information:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/melody-of-love-and-shadows-wimbledon-performing-space-tickets-25105333729

 

Melody of Love and Shadows || Nehru Centre

The Nehru Centre - 8 South Audley Street, London, W1K 1HF
7 October 2016 at 6.30pm

After having world premiere at Edinburgh Fringe this year and critically acclaimed by number of musicologists, prominent media, Saudha, Society of Poetry and Indian Music: 'one of the prominent Indian classical music promoters in the country' (BBC Radio), offers a hypnotic and 'breath-taking' presentation ('Rhapsody of Soul' -Guardian|| 'Seraphic ecstasy of Indian Raaga Music'- Yorkshire Reporter) of Indian classical music in this unique production.

Performance will be lead by the leading classical vocalist Chandra Chakraborty (www.ChandraChakraborty.info), and accompanied by critically acclaimed, prominent accompanying artists like Pandit Sanju Sahai (http://www.sanjusahai.com/ ) on Tabla, Rekesh Chouhan (http://www.rekeshchauhan.com/ ) on Harmonium and Jaymini Sahai(Kathak). The Indian classical music is then, seamlessly mingled with French, medieval, romantic troubadour music and haunting verses of world poetry in English by actor and Schubert vocalist Erik Schelander, to interpret and intensify the profound mood of the transcendental music.

The event will be curated by T M Ahmed Kaysher.

 
For regestration and more information:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/melody-of-love-and-shadows-nehru-centre-tickets-26265047464

 

Melody of Love and Shadows || City University Hall

City University London -Performance Space

College Building

St John Street

London

EC1V 4PB

United Kingdom

 15 November 2016 at 7pm

After having world premiere at Edinburgh Fringe this year and critically acclaimed by number of musicologists, prominent media, Saudha, Society of Poetry and Indian Music: 'one of the prominent Indian classical music promoters in the country' (BBC Radio), offers a hypnotic and 'breath-taking' presentation ('Rhapsody of Soul' -Guardian|| 'Seraphic ecstasy of Indian Raaga Music'- Yorkshire Reporter) of Indian classical music in this unique production.

Performance will be lead by the leading classical vocalist Chandra Chakraborty (www.ChandraChakraborty.info), and accompanied by critically acclaimed, prominent accompanying artists like Pandit Sanju Sahai (http://www.sanjusahai.com/ ) on Tabla, Rekesh Chouhan (http://www.rekeshchauhan.com/ ) on Harmonium and Jaymini Sahai(Kathak). The Indian classical music is then, seamlessly mingled with French, medieval, romantic troubadour music and haunting verses of world poetry in English by actor and Schubert vocalist Erik Schelander, to interpret and intensify the profound mood of the transcendental music.

The event will be curated by T M Ahmed Kaysher.


For regestration and more information:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/melody-of-love-and-shadows-london-city-university-hall-tickets-26264883975

Venue: From Aug 20, 2016 to Feb 2, 2017 in Edinburgh and different venues in London

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