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Melody of Love and Shadows -Nehru Centre
Fri 7 October 2016, 18:30 – 21:30 BST
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.