In addition to the progressions of the form, zerOclassikal is setting up infrastructures for an industry for nextgen south Asian classical musicians, who have been trained in the UK.... More/
THE BRIDGE: Concerto for Sitar and String Quartet Premiere
Scored for sitar and strings, this debut performance of The Bridge explores the nature of the India solo instrument in a new context stretching the themes of rang, tall and harmony.
Basement Sessions Double Bill: Santoor & Flute
Focusing on solo performances and the challenges of producing concerts within such a setting, two incredibly talented artists perform two contrasting concerts from both North and South Indian Classical music.
zerOclassikal/ Tara Arts presents Kitha Nadarajah
Earshot: Kitha Nadarajah and Arani Sivapathasuntharam
An intimate double-bill of South Indian Classical music presented by two gifted emerging British artists - Arani and Kitha.
Tickets £8 available at the door
Basement Sessions Double Bill: Cello & VVV
In our second concert of the Autumn series we explore the way instrumentation can affect the sounds of a performance within South Asian Classical music. From solo to trios, an exciting evening of the two main styles of Indian Classical music.
Basement Sessions Double Bill: Veena & Sitar
Our Autumn series of double-bill concerts presents the best of British talent performing South Asian Classical music. Our first concert showcases the sounds of two beautiful stringed instruments often referred to as cousins from the North and South – the Sitar and Veena.
Basement Sessions with Abi Sampa
Known for her performance on the Voice, multi-talented Abi Sampa and her band of brilliant musicians present a unique blend of sounds drawing in on inspiration from Qawwali, Carnatic and Western music. Through her captivating voice, virtuosity on the harmonium and ability to coax beautiful sounds from the ancient Veena, Abi presents a new style of music where different sounds come together to create musical bliss!
Basement Sessions with Janan Sathiendran
London’s young and emerging talent, Janan takes centre-stage and presents an energetic and exciting Tabla solo, creating explosive rhythmic patterns with technical flare. All this with a modern twist producing his own unique sound to this traditional artform.
Basement Sessions with Achuthan Sripathmanathan
The highly talented Violinist Achuthan plays an intimate and relaxed Carnatic concert exploring new sounds on the traditional. Bringing his own distinctive style of melodic gracefulness to every raga and performing a varied repertoire to highlight the intricacies and depth of the music, this performance is something not to be missed!
basement sessions with MITHILA SARMA
ONE Each individual instrument has it’s own tonal quality, style and timbre; so can an ensemble work with just the Veena? In this experiment, Mithila explores and expands the limits of this beautiful and ancient instrument to illustrate that sometimes, just one is enough...
basement sessions with ADESH & CONSPIRATORS OF PLEASURE
The Social Network Project Society is becoming more social through the development of networks, yet in a Carnatic concert the performer separates himself from the audience. Adesh brings a more interactive approach to musical performance in a short burst – something that is not expected of a Carnatic musician.
The Conspirators of Music Conspitators of Music collect broken sitars and make music with them. How eclectic can you get?
basement sessions with GIULIANO
STRINGED Internationally acclaimed guitarist Giuliano takes us through a journey of pure classical to the contemporary.
From classical music to the contemporary, how does the role of Guitar change?
basement sessions with SARATHY KORWAR
Sarathy’s percussive rhythms explore to find the perfect balance in a hierachichical context of Indian classical music. The gifted percussionist brings issues of equality and accessibility through performance paradigms of the percussive instruments. Promises to be electric!