This Week’s Six Pillars – Carnatic Music Explained
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This Week’s Six Pillars – Carnatic Music Explained

A concert and investigation of Carnatic Music by Sandeep Narayan (vocals), Durai Balu (violin), and Akshay Anantapdmanabhan (mridangam drum). The introduction to Carnatic music by the musicians was prompted by questions from the audience, mainly music students at New York University, Saadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The New York University in the United Arab … Continue reading

Iranian Composers Winner Ehsan Mohammadi’s London Performance
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Iranian Composers Winner Ehsan Mohammadi’s London Performance

Epic Persia composers competition -Winner announced + Performance, London Docklands Sinfonia announced the winner of its worthy but tiringly titled Epic Persia composers’ competition, in which composers based in Iran were asked to write a work around the theme of C16th Shahnameh, or The Book of Kings by Ferdowsi. The 80-person British orchestra performs an … Continue reading

This Week’s Radio Show – Ticket Give-Away, Kayhan Kalhor Concert, London
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This Week’s Radio Show – Ticket Give-Away, Kayhan Kalhor Concert, London

This week we sample the sounds of Kuridsh-Iranian spiked fiddle impresario Kayhan Kalhor and the rebetika of Ҫiğdem Aslan who performs at the same concert – to which we have 6 tickets to give away! As well we sample the voice and music of multi-media artist Firouz Farmanfarmaian ahead of his interview on Six Pillars. Ticket … Continue reading