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Rhythm Utsav 2019

Redmaids' High School

Sat 9 November 2019
Redmaids' High School
Bristol, BS9 3AW


Tickets: £12 adult, £6 ages 5-15. Call/text 07809742051 in advance or buy tickets on the door.

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  • Kousic Sen

  • Rhythm Utsav 2019 - photo of Prathap Ramachandra

  • Rhythm Utsav 2019 - photo of Mithun Mohan

Rhythm India and Asian Arts Agency present Rhythm Utsav 2019 - a celebration of Indian classical music and dance.

Following the success of Bristol’s Rhythm Utsav in 2017 and 2018, Asian Arts Agency is delighted to be supporting this community organised event again in 2019.

Rhythm Utsav is a celebration of Indian classical music and dance with headline performances by leading professional musicians and performances from local teachers and students. It is organised by community organisation Rhythm India and supported by Asian Arts Agency. The event is open to all.

This year the headline performance is ‘Rhythm Yatra‘, a percussion ensemble concept, featuring:

Kousic Sen – a tabla player whose intense and energetic performances add a new dimension to the traditional concert performance.

Ramachandra Pratap – a versatile and sought after percussionist from Bangalore who specialises in instruments like Mridangam, Ghatam and Khanjira.

Mervin Mahendran – an excellent percussionist who plays a range of Eastern and Western instruments.

The event will also feature short performances from local community music and dance groups who support and teach Indian classical arts in Bristol.

Bristol’s Senior Artists and Art Schools will include:

Vasumathi Prasad: an accomplished Bharatanatyam dancer and Guru at ‘PraNartana School of Indian Classical Dance’.

Sowmya Vipin: a professional Kuchipudi dancer and Guru at` ‘Arda Kalaa Kendra’.

Gayatri Lele: a professional Hindustani musician and teacher

Sitara Koushik: a professional Bharatanatyam dancer and Guru at ‘Laasya Dance’.