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Melody of Love and Shadows - Wimbledon Performing Space
Sat 27 August 2016, 19:00 – 21:00 BST
Saudha, Society Of Poetry and Indian Music: 'one of the prominent Indian classical music promoters in the country' (BBC Radio), offers this touring event of hypnotic and 'breath-taking' presentation ('Rhapsody of Soul' -Guardian, 'Seraphic ecstasy of Indian Raaga - Yorkshire Reporter ) of Indian classical music by the leading classical vocalist Chandra Chakraborty (ChandraChakraborty.info) and critically acclaimed, one of the finest Sitarists Baluji Shrivastav OBE (Sitar) and a hughly talented Tabla player from India Chiranjit Mukherjee (tabla), Showmi Das (Kathak). This is seamlessly mingled with Kathak dance and 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.
T M Ahmed Kaysher, the director of Saudha, Society of Poetry and Indian Music will curate the event.