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May 17 2012

An Evening of Carnatic Music – July 7, 2012

Join St Luke’s Hospice for an evening of carnatic music on Saturday, July 7, 2012. It’ll be an evening filled with classical south Indian music.

Yatheesan Selvakumar, the flautist, is pleased to present an evening of Carnatic Music in aid of St Luke’s Hospice. Experience an ancient south Indian tradition brought to life by some of the most respected performers of the genre in the UK.

Performers include Senthuran Premakumar, the youngest ever recipient of the Asian Music Circle Award, R R Prathap who has performed for Indira Gandhi, Kiruthika Nadarajah who has performed at Buckingham Palace, and the talented young vocalist Meenachchy Premakumar

Carnatic Music has its roots in the distant past. The earliest extended theoretical work was written in the second century B.C to the fifth century A.D. Indian music comprises a wide variety of instrumental and vocal traditions, among which are classical, religious, popular, theatrical, and modern ones. The best known of these internationally is classical music. Classical music of North India and Pakistan is called Hindustani music and that of South India is called Carnatic (Karnatic) music.

When: July 7, 2012 7.00pm – 10.30pm

Where: Watersmeet Theatre, Rickmansworth WD3 1EH

Contact: Tim on 020 8382 8023

Prices: Rows A-D £25/seat plus a donation; E-M £25; N-R £15.

More details, and to book tickets, here.

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