Part of Darbar FestivalThursday 27 September 2012
An evening of rarely heard instruments and music as part of the Darbar Festival 2012 featuring Joydeep Ghosh on the surshingar and India’s greatest violin duo, the Mysore Brothers, performing in the UK for the first time.
A rare treat to hear the surshingar, a lute instrument considered the daddy of the sarod in size and deep resonance, with its origins from the saraswati veena.
Under Ghosh's mastery hear ragas performed on this powerful instrument, accompanied by Shubh Maharaj on the tabla, making his UK debut.
'Joydeep's virtousity on the Surshingar is quite remarkable.' (The Economic Times)
India's greatest violinist duo, the Mysore Brothers, perform in the UK for the first time providing a rare opportunity to hear the evocative sounds of their violins.
The highly acclaimed violinists feature rarely heard and exquisitely beautiful works by the classical trinity of Carnatic music - Thyagaraja, Dikshitar and Sastri, accompanied by stellar percussion musicians.
'...the aesthetics, the sound emanating from their bowing, having a velvety instrumental sheen...' (The Statesman)Performers
Joydeep Ghosh sursingar
Shubh Maharaj tabla
Mysore Nagraj violin
Mysore Manjunath violin
Srimushnam Raja Rao mridangam
N. Venkatesh kanjira
R.N Prakash ghatam