Leeds Grand Theatre is to play host to the world…
World Poetry And Indian Classical Music Festival
14 Sep 2013 - 15 Sep 2013
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.
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
18.00 Talks by renowned musicologists, performers
18.20 Contemporary Poetry session (English, Bengali, Urdu, Persian and Somali)
19.10 Break for 10 minutes
19.20 Solo violin
19.45 Solo Tabla
20.00 Kheyal, Thumri
21.00 End of the festival
Please check times with event organiser for any last minute changes.
- Family friendly
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