Saturday 4 April 2020

Saturday 4 April

3pm

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Tickets £15 | £13.50 conc | £17 doors (includes admin fees)
Venue Norwich Arts Centre, 51 St Benedicts St, Norwich NR2 4PG

INDIAN CLASSICAL – MUSIC FOR SAROD & TABLA
ARNAB CHAKRABARTY accompanied by TALVIN SINGH

Toronto-based musician Arnab Chakrabarty is an outstanding exponent sarod (of the Indian lute family). Easily among the top handful of sarod players in the world today, Arnab’s performances are noteworthy for a profound understanding of raga forms, deep erudition of both the sarod tradition. He will be joined by the Mercury Prize winner for OK album Talvin Singh on Tabla. Talvin has helped to demystify Indian classical music, inspiring a whole new generation of musicians and producers of contemporary music in India.

Arnab Chakrabarty – sarod
Talvin Singh – tabla

Indo Jazz Collaborations – The Music Of John Mayer With An Exhibition

Sat 19 Dec / 7:30pm

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VenueStorey’s Field Centre, Eddington Avenue, Cambridge CB3 1AA

Taking inspiration from his father, Jonathan Mayer revisited material from the 1960s. John Mayer formerly Indo Jazz Fusions in 1966 and this quartet will also play new original material.

JONATHAN MAYER

Jonathan Mayer has studied sitar with Clem Alford, Ustad Wajahat Khan & Pandit Subroto Roy Choudhury. He has performance across the globe including prestigious concerts such as Dover Lane & The Royal Festival Hall. As a composer he has written for The Orlando Consort, LPO & The Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonics.

MITEL PUROHIT

Mitel Purohit studied tabla from Pandit Sanju Sahai and has played with artists such Jagjit Singh, Rahat Fate Ali Khan & London Philharmonic Orchestra.

TONY LEVIN

The son of the outstanding drummer, the late Tony Levin, Miles has worked with many of the best Birmingham jazz musicians and leading his own groups. Having been part of a quintet led by saxophonist Paul Dunmall, a long-time associate of his father, he has recently worked with the likes of Edgar Macias and Steve Sherriff

STEVE TROMANS

Pianist and composer Steve Tromans has been active on the music scene since the 1990s. He has given over 6,000 performances on a national and international level, at venues ranging in size from festival stages to the intimacy of club spaces. As a composer he has written more than 100 compositions, and received major commissions from a series of major arts organisations in the

Jonathan Mayer – Sitar
Mitel Purohit – Tabla
Tony Levein – Drums
Steve Tromans – Piano

Saturday 29 June – Alpana Sengupta Dance Company

Saturday 29 June / 7:30pm

Main Hall

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Tickets £12/£10 concessions
Venue Storey’s Field Centre, Eddington Avenue, Cambridge CB3 1AA

Kathak Dance —
Alpana Sengupta Dance Company

Alpana Sengupta Dance Company Presents an Evening of kathak showing all aspects of this versatile North Indian Classical Dance style. Alpana Sengupta is a brilliant specialist of the vivid and mesmerising Kathak Style, she has been a leading pioneer in raising the awareness of Indian Dance throughout Britain.

Friday 28 June – Sadir: Dancing for Rajahs, Nawabs, and the Officers of The Raj — Swarnamalya Ganesh

Friday 28 June / 7:30pm

Main Hall

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Tickets £12/£10 concessions
Venue Storey’s Field Centre, Eddington Avenue, Cambridge CB3 1AA

Sadir: Dancing for Rajahs, Nawabs, and the Officers of The Raj —
Swarnamalya Ganesh

A performance with live music. A First ever unique selections from the court and salon Sadir dance repertoire from British India, performed by the captivating dancer, actor, and noted scholar Dr Swarnamalya Ganesh. Sadir or the invitational performances of the 17th to early 20th century Southern India.

Presented by SAMA in Association with Akademi with support from ICCR

Followed by a Q+A with Dr Avanthi Meduri