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New Commissions off to a great start!

Our new commissions got off to great success with the debut performance of by 'The Bridge: Concerto for Sitar and String Quartet' Jasdeep Singh Degun to a very receptive audience at The Venue, Leeds College of Music. Well done to all the musicians and looking forward to further development of the commission. Thanks to our
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Autumn series loaded with double – bills

Taking place on the last Wednesday of the month at Karamel Club, London, the project offers the best of nextgen south Asian classical music talent! The first session features two beautiful stringed instruments often referred to as cousins from the North and South – the Sitar and Veena. September 28th Raaheel Husain - Sitar Pavithra
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The zerOclassikal project is back!

Over a period of two years we will platform a monthly ‘basement sessions’ series showcasing the best of emerging and established artists allowing them to be experimental, push their boundaries and discover their mindsets! We have also planned five new commissions with national touring to Birmingham, Leeds, Wolverhampton, Leicester, Newcastle, Guildford, Canterbury, Nottingham, Brighton and
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Jesse Bannister: The Thoughts of a Saxophonist

How did playing the saxophone and learning Indian music happen for you? Prior to coming Leeds College of Music I had received a poor formal education in a state school in Haringey, so I was keen to learn something real. The Jazz teachers were really poor and I ended up failing my first year, and
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A Night of Classical Veena

Hari Sivanesan began the concert talking about the Veena itself, from its creation to its development. With the first half hour consisting of pure classical music, we were taken through the true beauty of the instrument beginning with the majestic Raga Nalinakanthi followed by the Veena’s most treasured type of improvisation; Thanam, in a Ragamalika
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