Hyderabad Western Music Foundation is pleased to invite you to celebrate the 4th anniversary of Lamakaan
Hyderabad Western Music Foundation
Indian Classical and Western Classical Concert - 1st March at LV Prasad Eye Institute Auditorium, Banj.hills. Workshop on 2nd March at Goethe-Zentrum
Goethe-Zentrum Hyderabad and Hyderabad Western Music Foundation present a Concert with German Tabla Player Florian Schiertz and Kalyan Mukherjee, Sarod, from Kolkata, on Saturday and an insight workshop with them on Sunday! Hyderabad Youth Ensemble will open the concert evening and present a recital of ensemble music ranging from Western Classical music by Bizet to movie scores from Harry Potter.
Article by New Indian Express:
FLORIAN SCHIERTZ - Born in 1973 in Singen Florian Schiertz comes from an artistic background. He began playing the drums at the age of fourteen. In 1988 he was attracted to the tabla through seeing Indian percussionist Trilok Gurtu. In 2003 Florian graduated at the Rotterdam Conservatoire in the fields of tabla and north Indian classical music. Since then he has been internationally active as a freelance musician giving numerous concerts both as soloist and accompanist to many distinguished musicians.
KALYAN MUKHERJEE - Born in Calcutta in 1966, Kalyan Mukherjee‘s family has long been involved in traditional art and culture. Kalyan started sarod lessons as a child and came under the able tutelage of sarod maestro Ustad Bahadur Khan. Kalyan was fast becoming a major force on the world music stage. His electrifying performances reveal his virtuosity, passionate energy and intensely emotional approach to music. He has performed many prestigious concerts in India as well as abroad.
HYDERABAD YOUTH ENSEMBLE was formed recently as part of the 2014 Hyderabad Ensemble Festival. The group is made up of young musicians from around Hyderabad and Secunderabad and aims to give an opportunity to young people to play in larger group. The ensemble currently consists of 18 members performing on string, wind and percussion instruments. Conductor: Jonathan Hewitt
A Sarod and Tabla Workshop by Florian Schiertz and Kalyan Mukherjee
SUN, 2 March 2014, 11 am at Program Hall, Goethe-Zentrum Hyderabad. Raga and Tala are the main pillars of North Indian classical music. Kalyan Mukherjee, sarod wizard from Kolkata along with German tabla player Florian Schiertz will give an insight into this ocean of music by explaining, demonstrating and including the participants in active clapping and singing.