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The Centenary of Eliot’s The ‘The Waste Land’ and Kazi Nazrul’s ‘Bidrohi’

2nd October 2021 - 6:00 pm

Saudha Society of Poetry and Indian Music, a topnotch promoter of Indian classical and global music (www.saudha.org), celebrates the centenary of T S Eliot’s The Waste Land and Kazi Nazrul Islam’s ( a leading Bengali poet) Bidrohi (The rebel), the two epitomic masterpieces of 20th century.

Awarded by Leeds Inspired Grant of Leeds City Council, this unique celebration stages a haunting theatrical performance of the two ground-breaking poems from two rich traditions of literature – the Waste Land by T S Elliot of English literature and Bidrohi by Kazi Nazrul Islam of Bengali literature.

Directed by poet T M Ahmed Kaysher, this production combines acting, live music, theatrical reciting of the poems featuring leading elocutionists, musicians and academics in the UK that include poet John Farndon, poet Becky Cherriman, poet Miles Salter, spoken-word artists Erik Schelander, Shree Ganguly, Ehsan Ahmad Raj, Mohammed Sadif, Kaniz Fatema Chowdhury, Milly Basu, Abhra Bhowmick and then Pablo Khaled on lighting and Pretom Shaha on music.

“Saudha, a leading promoter of Indian Cklassical Music” BBC Radio.

“Saudha’s classical concerts are ‘Sepharic ecstasy of Indian Raga music” Yorkshire evening Post.

“Rhapsody of Soul” Wimbledon Guardian.

Length of show 90 minutes.

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Event Details

2nd October 2021
6:00 pm
£10 / £7 conc
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Seven Artspace
31(a) Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, Leeds, LS7 3PD
0113 26 26 777

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