Dance Song & Narration: Tagore Revisited

Time:05:30 pm

When and Where

Date:07 May 2015
Time:06:30 pm
Organizer: ICCR
Location: London

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London Sharad Utsav

London Sharad Utsav, in association with Indian NGO Banchbo, will present a 2 hour programme to commemorate the birth anniversary of Kabiguru Rabindranath Th akur. Th e overall programme will have 2 main segments:

Segment 1: Tagore and the generation next: 30 minutes
An orchestral presentation by school kids from North London, presenting their interpretation of Tagore popular songs with pianos, keyboards and violins. Th e segment will be led by Shri Arijit Chakraborty, and accomplished musician and music teacher at Queen Elizabeth Boys School, Barnet.

Segment 2: “Probashir Chokhe Rabindranath”
(Tagore in the eyes of the Non-resident Indians): 1 hour 30 minutes

Th is will be a multi-faceted presentation of Tagore’s music by the London Sharad Utsav cultural wing, portraying the infl uences of Western Classical Music on Tagore as well the infl uence of Tagore’s music on modern day music. Th e programme will be an audio-visual presentation with the songs of Tagore, interspersed with dances and skits inspired by Tagore’s melodies and accompanied in parallel (in the background) by an artist’s impression of Tagore’s vision on canvas..

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