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World Poetry And Indian Classical Music Festival

World Poetry And Indian Classical Music Festival
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14 Sep 2013 - 15 Sep 2013

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Seven Arts Centre

31A Harrogate Rd, Leeds, LS7 3PD

A two-day-long festival of World Poetry and Indian Classical Music Festival (the second one after Nehru Centre this year) featuring brief talks on the crises in connectivity of Indian Classical Music, contemporary poetry sessions by Bengali, Persian, Urdu, Hindi (with translation) and English contemporary poets as well as Saudha's world-class concerts which are designed to deconstruct and deluge the mood and meaning of classical music both vocal and solo-instrumental through seamless amalgamation with traditional world poetry.

Leading interpreters of Indian Classical Music Chandra Chakraborty (Vocal), Shahbaz Hussain (Tabla), Kamalbir Nandra (Violin), Sumana Basu (Ghazal), Dipanjan Guha (Sitar), actor and impassioned reciters Erik Schelander and Leesa Gazi and many poets from multi-racial background will take you to a celistial universe.

14/9/13 Saturday
18.00 Talks by academicians, musicologists, poets and cultural personalities from multi-racial background
18.30 Contemporary Poetry session (English, Bengali, Urdu, Persian and Somali)
19.00 Solo Sitar
19.40 Break for 10 minutes
19.50 Kheyal Thumri, Toppa, Dadra etc
21.00 End for first day

15/9/13 Sunday
18.00 Talks by renowned musicologists, performers
18.20 Contemporary Poetry session (English, Bengali, Urdu, Persian and Somali)
18.40 Ghazal
19.10 Break for 10 minutes
19.20 Solo violin
19.45 Solo Tabla
20.00 Kheyal, Thumri
21.00 End of the festival

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Please check times with event organiser for any last minute changes.

Ticket: £5 (Adult) and £3 (Child) each day. Please contact Amal Amalendu Shekhar Podder on 07718662890 or email info@saudha.org or the link above Tickets will be available on the door as well on first come first served basis.
Saudha, Society of Poetry and Indian Music
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