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TALK & PERFORMANCE: Saudha Society of Poetry & Indian Music presents Bengal...
Sun 20 November 2016, 19:30 – 21:00 GMT
Saudha Society of Poetry & Indian Music presents Bengali Theatre & Music: Talk & musical recitation
As part of Saudha's Bangla Music Festival, this event features a brief talk by the poet T M Ahmed Kaysher on inter-relation between theatre and music as a whole and then it focuses on the history of music in Bengali theatre. The discussion highlights on the Tagorian thoughts and construction of music in his own theatre with beautiful demonstration of his theatre-music by the prominent Tagore exponent of this country Dr Imtiaz Ahmed. The music will be accompanied by Amith Dey on Keyboard and Paps Das on Tabla.
Saudha society of poetry and Indian Music specialises in the fusion of Indian sub-continental classical music with other transcendental art forms of the world including western classical music, Gamelan, poetry, Kathak and more. Saudha works with a highly skilled range of performers from the UK and abroad including acclaimed Indian classical vocalist Chandra Chakraborty, leading Tabla player Sanju Sahai, violinist Kamalbir Nandra, and Schubert vocalist Erik Schelander. Saudha's experimental productions have reinterpreted classical music through blending it with other forms of art to high acclaim by audiences and critics across the country.