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Archived Events from Spring/Summer, 2007

Shrishti present Quiet, Please!

Saturday 17th February 2007

??its stamping percussive energies and mimetic animation are filled with frantic testosterone vanity and the high-powered stress of the modern businessman. Rajarani?s take on classical Indian dance is invigorating.? (Times) Choreographer Nina Rajarani is winner of the Place Prize 2006. Finish off the evening with some of your own moves at our east meets west Bollywood after show event, featuring...

Ravindra Jain & Group

Friday 23rd February 2007

A music career spanning more than 25 years Ravindra Jain has worked with the musical greats right from Lata Mangeshkar to Sadhana Sargam and from Mohammed Rafi to Suresh Wadkar. Composing for and singing in mega serials like Ramayana, and hit films including 2006?s blockbuster Vivaha this performance will be a rare chance to see a true Bollywood legend. Box Office - 0191 4404124

Swati Natekar

Sunday 4th March 2007

Accompanied by world class musicians on violin, keyboards and tabla, Swati will perform an evening of Ghazals which is a popular form of romantic poetry from South Asia. Swati has demonstrated a natural flair and passion for Ghazal recitals with immaculately controlled delivery of lyrics to the high appreciation of audiences across the world. Enchanting listeners with her versatility and warm per...


Monday 2nd April 2007

At the heart of Samay is a panoramic soundscape of merging styles and instruments, creating fiercely improvised and timeless music. Jessie and Soumik?s unique blend is further enhanced by the talents of Bhupinder Singh, Tabla and RN Prakash, Ghatam, who together generate a driving pulse that brings the music alive. Add to that the virtuosity of Giuliano Modarelli, Guitar and Javier Geras, Bass...

ANKH presents Gauri Sharma Tripathi?s Waqt

Friday 25th May 2007

The piece, partly inspired by Javed Akhtar?s poem of the same name, explores the rich resonance of Kathak, in its rawest forms. The performance features music by Niraj Chag (Bangles, Along The Dusty Road) and live vocals by Reena Bhardwaj (Yeh Rishta - Meenaxi, Main Vari Vari - The Rising, Human & Philtre). Other renowned performers include: Sanju Sahai (Tabla), Soumik Datta (Sarod), Sweta Hattan...