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New Season - Full of radical new ideas! 


Three outstanding radical approaches to south Asian Classical Music feature in our Spring season which kicks off next week  - Wed Jan 21st – with a new commission The Bridge by Jasdeep Singh Degun, a Sitar Concerto scored for sitar and string quartet.

The Bridge, a work in progress commission explores melodic themes based on the more linear Indian classical ragas whilst opening up a new avenue of western classical harmony.
 
In Feb, we …Read more

An Inner Voice - The Result 

After months of hard work, Yarlinie and Kobini finally came together with their percussionist, Thushan last week at the Karamel Club to perform ‘An Inner Voice’. Showcasing a collection of Carnatic pieces they had worked on, both Yarlinie and Kobini, through story-telling, took the audience through their journey of introduction to harmonies in Carnatic music. The first question was would it even work? However by the end there was no doubt that it would and the potential and scope there is for this…

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Yarlinie and Kobini speak about Inner Voice 

Our good friend Mithila messaged us a while back now introducing us to Zeroclassikal, a project at the time we thought was quite unusual, where the rules of Carnatic music would be questioned. Immediately we thought of harmonies, predominantly a Western concept which we were exposed through listening to Western Classical music, everyday radio and even soundtracks to films, and applying these to the context of Carnatic music. Being British-Born Carnatic vocalists, this idea appealed to us, as both styles of…Read more

Mithila Sarma joins zeroclassikal 

We are proud to announce Mithila Sarma will be joining us to associatedly lead the project. 

Mithila, herself a musician (Veena player) represents the new generation of British born/trained south Asian classical musicians with awareness and experience of the sector.
 
You can meet her at the zerOclassikal sessions -- this autumn season kicks off tomorrow - Oct 15th with a new work in progress commission - Raganini.
 
Tickets still available here
 

Tickets On Sale! 

A reminder to book your tickets for our autumn season of the zerOclassikal music project, where we continue to offer platform to radical ideas and progressions in south Asian classical music.
 
We begin the season on October 15th featuring a new commission Raganini - from music pioneer Kuljit Bhamra who brings an eclectic mix of instrumentation that includes the Celtic Harp and Clarinet to compose a new raag.
 
For November, the 19th, we’ve commissioned two bright young Carnatic singers, Kobini Ananth &amp…Read more

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