Song Celestial

Song Celestial

"…his music has acquired a notable immediacy, perhaps since sound will always have been more important to him than his fully sighted contemporaries. What he does – not only on the sitar but also on the surbahar lute and the dilruba fiddle is both ravishing and utterly fresh." The Scotsman

A new commission by Baluji Shrivastav supported by PRS Foundation & Arts Council England (ACE)
Thurs 1 October / 7.30pm / Venue 1 / £12, £10 concs

Inspired by a particular poem within the Bhagavan Gita, the composer and N.Indian Classical musician Baluji Shrivastav has composed a modern interpretation of the Gita. Brimming with sublime aspirations and tenderness this is rare coming together of Surbahar (bass sitar) , Kora, South Indian Violin, Jazz inspired vocals and a leading spoken word artist by leading UK artists. Accompanying the audience will be the acclaimed Storyteller/poet Gilles Abbott who’s newly created response to the original poem and new music.

Region: All
Start Date: 22/09/2009
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Start Time: 19.30
Website: http://www.richimx.org.uk
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