Indian classical music concert in London

Francois Quiviger francois at sas.ac.uk
Tue May 14 05:44:36 EDT 1996


This is to announce a free concert at the Horniman Museum on Sunday 26 
May at 3.00 P.M.

Krishnamurti Sridhar, sarod.
Sanjay Jhala, tabla.
Camilla Hale, tampura.

K. Sridhar was born in Bombay in 1948, and is isssued from 12 generations of 
Brahmin musicians from Tanjore.

mother, herself a descendant of Narasimha Bhagavatar of Tanjore.  Later he
underwent a rigourous training in Hindustani music having selected the
sarod as the instrument best suited for his taste. He studied for many
years with Ustad Zia Mohiuddin Dagar, specialist of the rudra veena of the
Dhrupad Dhamar style and was in constant company of masters such as Ustad
Nasir Moinuddin Dagar and Nasir Aminuddin Dagar. 
At 14 he became a member of Pandit Ravi Shankar's orchestral group . His
young talent was recognised when he was granted at the age of 25 the
honorary title of `Sur-Mani' at the Kal-ke-kalakar Festival in Bombay. 


The Horniman Museum is located at 100 London Road, Forest Hill, London SE23 
3PQ, 5 minutes walk from Forest Hill station (British Rail) and 
accessible through buses: 176, 185, 312, P4, P13, 63 and 122).

This concert is part of a series devoted to the music of lute type 
instruments from the far East to North Africa. Other forthcoming concerts 
are:

12 May  Adel Salameh - ud,
19 May  Rie Yanagisawa - shamisen and koto

 The concert is free but seats can be booked from the Secretary of the 
Museum.





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