THE GUITAR SOCIETY 5th Jan 2012.
SIR CHARLES Volunteers to play music for Alpha kids
Earlier this morning,Dr.Charles volunteered to play for tiny tots at the CAMLIN alpha kids.’The experience was very satisfying’ said Sir….I have for the very first time played for an audience so young.This was an event organised by Camlin Alpha Kids……The teachers there were at their vocal best as were the childrens.This concluded with nursery rhymes.The children wanted more and Sir readily Obliged.
Padma Vibhushan Dr. M Balamuralikrishna and U.K.-based Indian classical violinist Jyotsna Srikanth will perform in Bangalore on 7 January at Fusion Dreams, a Carnatic jazz and world fusion concert. The concert has been organised by Sparsh Foundation, and will showcase the musical harmony of Indo-European maestros.
Following singers including Hard Kaur, Sonu Nigam, and Sunidhi Chauhan, India-based Sufi singer Kavita Seth has been invited to perform in Pakistan.
Idea Jalsa, known for encouraging Indian classical music talent, will showcase international artists on their New Year’s special. Idea Jalsa will highlight the talent of Takahiro from Japan, Saskia Rao Dehas from the Netherlands and Stephanie Bosch from Germany who play the santoor, viola and flute. The three of these artists are disciples of Pandit Hari Prasad Chaurasia and Pandit Shivkumar Sharma, who are well-respected within the
Indian classical music world.
Sufi singer, lyricist and composer Kailash Kher will be part of the first episode of Season 5 of IBN7’s unique talk show Zindagi LIVE. Kher will discuss his past struggles, which nearly led him to suicide at one point, and how he overcame obstacles to become the critically acclaimed artist he is today.
courtesy -Shawn Fernandes
Last year’s inaugural Invasion Festival had a decidedly electro-rock theme running through it, right from headliners The Prodigy to the rest of the lineup that included Pentagram, Pendulum, the Midival Punditz and Jalebee Cartel. This year, however, the festival’s organisers have announced that the world’s biggest DJ and remixer/producer to the stars David Guetta will headline the 2012 Invasion Festival.
The inaugural edition of the Storm Festival, India’s first ever camp-out music festival, was set to take place in November. Heavy rains in the days leading up to the outdoor festival forced the promoters to reschedule the event. This week, however, the promoters have announced that the Storm Festival is back up and running and will take place in the original Coorg hills location on the 20th and 21st of January.
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