Sunday, November 11, 2018

Indian Celebration

Diwali - Festival of Lights

Anupama Bhagwat, sitar

accompanied by Rahul Pophali, tabla

Sunday, 11th November at 7pm at Eelswamp

Saturday 10th, Dinner Buffet at Indian By Nature

Winner of All India Radio Competition 1994

"Bhagwat impressed the audience with 
her stunning mastery of the Sitar" The Guardian

"Disciple of a sitar legend, destined to be a legend in her time"
"Tremendous control of the sitar ... a sheer delight to listen to." 
Attenborough Arts Centre

"Spontaneous, versatile, grounded" The Hindu

"...full of substance, fluent ease and confidence"

"...incredible talent". R. Girouard

Program: Ragas Bageshree and Jhinjhoti, two great evening raags. 

Saturday 10th November: Dinner Buffet with light classics at Indian by Nature. Follow this link for more information.

Anupama Bhagwat is one of the top sitar players in India and one of the most brilliant sitar players of her generation. She is a disciple of sitar legend, Bimalendu Mukherjee, father and guru of one of the greatest living sitar players, Budhaditya Mukherjee (who, in his youth, was likened to Jimmy Hendrix for his extraordinary virtuosity). She has performed in the US, both east and west coasts, Switzerland, Paris and at the most prestigious Indian music festival in London at the Southbank, The Darbar Festival. She is regularly invited to perform at the Dover Lane Music Conference, one of the most important music festivals in India. Anupama visited us in 2016 and thrilled the audience with a magnificent performance of Raag Malkauns. This is a talent not to be missed.

Rahul Pophali, tabla: Rahul is a well-established tabla player. He has performed more than 1000 concerts of Indian Classical and World music over the last 20 years, in India and around the world, including performances in USA, Australia, Poland, Norway and Canada. 

Reservations: 1,000 baht per person. Email or call 038 069681 office hours. Due to limited number of places payment must be received before the day.

Tickets: No tickets will be issued for concerts. Admission to the music room on the day of the concert will be in accordance with the sequence of receipt of payment (ie, who pays first goes in first and can select their desired seat).

Etiquette: No photos allowed during the main performance. But photos may be taken during encore. Please do not upload videos to Youtube.

Children: Children aged six years and older may attend the concert except where otherwise advised. Smaller children may be left with the nanny on the premises. 

Cancellations and credits: Credit will be allowed for future concerts in the event of cancellation provided that the concert for which the original booking was made breaks even.

Directions to Eelswamp: search for 'Eelswamp' on google maps. Directions can be found at the bottom of this page:

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