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Mo 14th October 2019, 6.45-7.45pm
Classical North Indian Music - Subhranil Sarkar - Sarod, Arup Sen Gupta - Tabla


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Subhranil was introduced to music at the age of 6 by Sri Bimal Chatterjee of Etawah Gharana. He made his first public appearance in Calcutta at the age of 8 and started at the All India Radio in Calcutta at age 9.
In 2000, Subhranil was inducted as a student by great sitar master Padma-Shri Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan, beginning a new chapter in the musical life of Subhranil. Within a few years he has established himself as one of the leading students of Ustadji and one of the young torchbearers of his Gharana.
One of the biggest highlights of Subhranil's musical journey is to have accompanied the great Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan on the sitar at concerts. www.subhranilsarkar.com

Arup has become one of the most popular tabla players in Europe. Born and raised in Germany, he began his tabla studies with Pandit Subhen Chatterjee in Calcutta, who still teaches him the subtleties of tabla accompaniment today. Arup also learns from Subhen Chatterjee's teacher, the world-famous tabla virtuoso Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri. Arup plays regularly throughout Europe, India and the USA. He has accompanied renowned greats of Indian classical music at home and abroad. In addition to North Indian classical music, Arup also collaborates with musicians from various genres. More information about Arup can be found at: www.arupsengupta.com

 


Mo 9th September 2019 6.45-7.45pm
Ashva and Iris: "Not Two"


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Ashvabodhi and Iris are the components of the duo NOT TWO. They take inspiration from traditional mantra and Osho songs and transform them into new compositions. They say: "We believe that music reaches some deeper place in our awareness. So we try with our music to connect to our inner harmony and share it. Come to listen and sing along with us. Don't worry about perfection! If your passion and your heart are in the music, there is a different kind of perfection, which is beyond technical ability. When this happens it is magic!"


Mo 1st July 2019, 6.45-7.45pm
A Shakuhachi Evening with Dan Hepperle


Shakuhachi, the Japanese bamboo flute, is perhaps better known here as the "Zen flute". Dan Hepperle plays classical "Zen music", Honkyoku in Japanese, which invite to meditation or are meditation pieces themselves. The listener is invited to listen to the sound also behind the sound or the sound for the sound, the sound that resonates in itself.

Dan Hepperle


Mo 24th Juni 2019, 6.45-7.45pm
Abhishek Borkar - Sarod, Arup Sen Gupta - Tabla


Abhishek Borkar, a young and versatile musician, was drawn to the sound of the sarod from a very early age. Born into a musical lyric environment in Pune, he initialy underwent training in vocal and tabla at age 4, before anchoring himself on the sarod, under the tutelage of his father and Guru Pt. Shekhar Borkar and under the Maihar Senia Gharana. More information:  www.abhishekborkar.com

Arup has become one of the most popular tabla players in Europe. Born and raised in Germany, he began his tabla studies with Pandit Subhen Chatterjee in Calcutta, who still teaches him the subtleties of tabla accompaniment today. Arup also learns from Subhen Chatterjee's teacher, the world-famous tabla virtuoso Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri. Arup plays regularly throughout Europe, India and the USA. He has accompanied renowned greats of Indian classical music at home and abroad. In addition to North Indian classical music, Arup also collaborates with musicians from various genres. More information about Arup can be found at: www.arupsengupta.com

 

 


Mo 13th May 2019, 6.45-7.45pm
"Amores de Argentina" - piano concert with Zaida Saiace


Pianist Zaida Saiace, born in Argentina, began playing the piano at the age of six. She obtained her diploma as a concert pianist and piano teacher at the Conservatory of La Lucila/Buenos Aires. She has received various scholarships in Argentina and abroad.
Since 1980 Zada Saiace has given concerts as a soloist and in chamber music ensembles, performed at festivals and made radio and CD recordings. Her rich repertoire includes classical and contemporary European composers as well as tango, South American folklore and jazz. In her programmes with 20th century Argentinean, Brazilian and French composers, the pianist moves across musical genres such as those between classical and popular music.www.saiace.com
Zaida Saice on Wikipedia
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Mo 8th April 2019, 6.45-7.45pm
Classical Piano concert - Keiko Nakayama


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Born in Japan, Keiko Nakayama came to the Folkwang Hochschule in Essen after graduating from the University of Shimane / Japan. Since then she has been a pianist in Europe and Japan. She is currently working at the University of Music and Dance in Cologne and Aachen. Invitations to numerous master classes round off her activities as a pianist. Keiko will play a classical piano concerto in her elegant and spirited style.

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Mo 25th March 2019, 6.45-7.45pm
South Indian Classical Violin Music - Dr M Lalitha and M Nandini

Dr. M. Lalitha and M. Nandini will perform South Indian classical music - as a violin duet. They have already performed worldwide and became the first Indian classical musicians to be interviewed and played on the BBC. In Great Britain and the USA they have been selected as cultural ambassadors. Your music leads us to the heart of a deep empathy with Indian spirituality, with part of your music created for meditation.
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Mo 4th March 2019, 6.45-7.45pm
Piano concert - Pablo Paredes

The Chilean pianist combines the influences of the entire South American folklore with intuitive improvisation and current musical influences. The musical styles range from waltz, traditional and new tango to Danzón, Huayno and other rhythms less known here in Europe: Pablo Paredes develops his own clear and uncomplicated language for this music.

www.pabloparedes.com

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