Dr L.Subramaniam – LIVE at Pictureville Cinema, National Science and Media Museum, Bradford
Saturday 25th November 2017 – 7pm
Duration: 2 hours (including interval)
Kala Sangam and Picturehouse at the National Science and Media Museum present a rare opportunity to see not one, but two superstars of world music in Bradford. Ahead of a concert by the greatest classical Indian violinist Dr L Subramaniam, Mrs Kavita Krishnamurthy Subramaniam will make a special guest appearance to perform a welcome song to open the event.
A former childhood prodigy, Dr L.Subramaniam has produced and performed on close to two hundred recordings, collaborating with some of the greatest names in both Indian and Western music, including Yehudi Menuhin, Stevie Wonder and Herbie Hancock. The founder/director of the Laskshminarayana Global Music Festival, the biggest global music festival in India, he has composed music for classical orchestras, ballets and award-winning feature films.
Kavita Krishnamurthy Subramaniam is the recipient of four Filmfare Best Female Playback Singer awards. Accolades for her include the “Best Singer of the Millennium” award at the Stardust Millennium 2000 Awards, a Zee Cine Award 2003 for Dola Re Dola from international hit movie Devdas, and she is a two time recipient of the Bollywood Award.
Kavita was the main featured soloist in the “Global Fusion” album released by Warner Bros, featuring musicians from five different continents. She has sung as a solo artist with orchestras such as the Beijing Symphony Orchestra, Leipzig Philharmonic and London Symphony Orchestra.
The evening’s main concert will feature an evening of the very best Indian classical music by the award winning violinist Dr L. Subramaniam, accompanied by world-renowned percussionists Tanmoy Bose (tabla) and Dhulipala Srirama Murthy (Mridangam).
Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see a living legend of world music live in Bradford.
“Simply the best… the greatest classical Indian violinist of our time…” Sunday Times, Dubai
This performance is part of Pictureville’s India On Film season – an exclusive and Bradford-specific film season to mark the 70th anniversary of Indian Independence. See some of the most exciting new films coming out of India or why not experience a much loved classic on the big screen again?
For more information visit: www.scienceandmediamuseum.org.uk/cinema/
Supported by Film Hub North.
In association with Asian Sunday, Asian Style and Asian Standard.