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Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AP

Monday 15 January 2024 at 6pm (Door opens) Starts at 6.30pm

Medieval music & poetry of sensuality and erotic expression from Indian as well as other global traditions.

Following a sold out and critically-acclaimed production of Frida Kahlo – Through Indian classical music, Saudha, the Society of Poetry and Indian Music present another evening of ancient music and poetry in the Elgar Room.

Directed by poet Ahmed Kaysher, this hypnotic concert features fresh, new interpretations of erotic and sensual medieval music and literature from Indian and other global traditions. The music will be performed by leading interpreters of these rare genres, and accompanied by projections of ancient paintings and sculptures.

Artists include: leading interpreter of ancient Italian vocal music Ziazan, Chinese folk singer and guzheng (an ancient Chinese instrument) player Yijia Tu, Greece-based Lebanese-Canadian singer and multi-instrumentalist Lara Eidi, Indian classical singer Koyel Bhattacharya, Neapolitan troubadour singer Rossella Bondi, British-South Asian singers Gouri Chowdhury, Farzana Sifat, and Amith Dey, and Indian classical tabla player Kuntal Das, with poet and fictionist Shree Ganguly and Tanjina Nur-i Siddique performing spoken word.

 Ticket link:

Saudha: Songs of Sringrar and Seduction | Royal Albert Hall — Royal Albert Hall


Venue: From Jan 15, 2024 to Jan 15, 2024 in ROYAL ALBERT HALL, LONDON


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