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Archived Events from Autumn/Winter, 2012

Pandit Sanjeev Abhyankar

Sunday 14th October 2012

Sanjeev Abhyankar is an artist of international acclaim in the field of Hindustani (North Indian) Classical music and has been credited with inspiring a new generation of young audiences with his exceptional singing. He is a disciple of one of the great Indian vocalists Pandit Jasraj, and has toured the world extensively as well as releasing over 60 solo albums. Sanjeev will sing a selection of b...

Simon Thacker's Svara-Kanti

Thursday 6th December 2012

Svara-Kanti is the latest Indian/Western supergroup from visionary guitar virtuoso Simon Thacker, featuring the beautiful voice of Japjit Kaur, Hindustani tabla master Sarvar Sabri and incredible Indian violinist Jyotsna Srikanth. Svara-Kanti present dazzling Indian classical traditions, the best Bollywood songs (including 'Slumdog Millionaire' Oscar winner AR Rahman) and evocative folk music, a...

Critical Conversations: Dialogues Around the Practice of Arts in Participatory Settings

Wednesday 10th October 2012

Artists Rajni Shah together with Zoƫ Walker & Neil Bromwich Chaired by Ilana Mitchell, Creative Director, Wunderbar Festival. Hosted by BALTIC and GemArts, this event will explore where some of the boundaries exist for artists working in participatory settings and the influence of the context on artistic practice. Please book a place in advance by calling 0191 478 1810 or e-mailing events@balti...