This unique three-month long festival showcases the splendour of Bangla Music and its spectacular latitude through mind blowing performances (with relevant translation wherever necessary) by the best of Britain.
The festival 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 Modern Bangla music. The leading singers around the UK from West-Bengal and Bangladeshi origin will exude the treasure and the glorious journey of Bangla music.
This session features a double bill presentation of haunting performance of Bengali semi-classical and modern Bengali songs by a prominent and a versatile vocalist in UK Sumana Basu.and Tagore compositions by a highly talented Tagore singer, the one who was born and raised in the North (Manchester) Rishi Banerjee.
About Saudha: “One of the prominent promoters of Indian classical music of his country.” (BBC Radio, Wimbledon Guardian, Yorkshire Evening Post, Eastern Eye) is dedicated to developing a true postmodern presentation of Indian classical music through intertwining with other profoundly related art forms, e.g. poetry, Western Classical, Kathak, Gamelan, painting, theatrical presentation of music, etc.
It campaigns to create new audience of serious art forms from around the globe by organising ‘remedial and therapeutic performances‘ (Wimbledon Guardian), ‘hypnotic musical concerts‘ (Yorkshire Evening Post) and music festivals involving leading performers of each genre.
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