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Bangla Music Festival -Rich Mix
Sun 25 September 2016, 18:00 – 21:00 BST
This three months-long unique festival (চতুর্থ বাংলা সঙ্গীত উৎসব), returning to different prestigious venues of London (e.g. Keats House, Rich Mix, Nehru Centre etc.) for the fourth times, showcases the splendour of Bangla Music and its spectacular latitude through mind blowing performances (with relevant translation wherever necessary). It features the evolution of Bangla music (evolved approximately at 730 AC) from Charjya-Pod, folk, Kirton, Toppa, Poncho-Kobi (Tagore,D.L Roy, Atul Prasad, Rajanikanto and Najrul) to Bangla Adhunik (Salil, Manna, Sochin and all other doyens and legendary composers of Bangla music).
Rich Mix (Main Space) is proudly hosting the evolution of Bangla Music that ...arrays the spectrum of different beautiful genres since it evolves at 730AC..The The leading musicians around the UK from West-Bengal and Bangladeshi origin will exude the treasure and the glorious journey of Bangla music.
T M Ahmed Kaysher will curate the event with a brief introduction on the history and background of this sublime form of world music.
Saudha, Society Of Poetry and Indian Music is 'one of the prominent Indian classical music promoters in the country' (BBC Radio).
Few quotes from media on Saudha's events:
'Rhapsody of Soul' –Wimbledon Guardian
'Seraphic ecstasy of Indian Raaga’ - Yorkshire Reporter
‘Hypnotic and breath-taking presentation of Indian classical music’ -Asian Echo
‘A taste of India :Music explained through world poetry’ -Yorkshire Evening Post
‘London’s packed Bangla music festival turns out a hit with western audiences’– East London Advertiser