Raja Balwant Singh of Jasrota looking at a painting with the artist Nainsukh
Jasrota by Nainsukh, c. 1745-50.
© Museum Rietberg Zurich. Gift of Balthasar and Nanni Reinhardt, Barbara and Eberhard Fischer. Photo: Wettstein & Kauf
Thursday 29 April 19.00
Poet in the City: Courtly Love
Organised in association with Poet in the City
Indian poetry, music and dance from the palaces of the Maharajahs. Hosted by Asian Music Circuit director Viram Jasani, featuring the acclaimed dhrupad singer Ritwak Sanyal, accompanied by musicians playing tanpura and the pakhawaj, and traditional Rajwadi dance.
Tickets: £5/£4 concessions and Gallery Supporters
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Friday 14 May 2010, 18.00 - 22.00
India Noir: LATE
India Noir is an evening filled with a rich and illuminating mix of contemporary Indian culture. Enjoy live Indian music programmed by Viram Jasani from the Asian Music Circuit with a set by DJ Ges-e from The Nasha Experience; a fascinating panel discussion about Indian Crime Fiction delving into the dark side of Delhi and Calcutta with well known authors and writers and British contemporary artists, The Singh Twins will be in conversation to discuss their work which fuses Indian traditional and contemporary Western influences. With a range of exciting Gallery tours, art and dance added to the mix this will be a truly memorable night. Swati Natekar, established Indian Thumri and fusion singer, recently showcased on BBC 3 Radio's Late Junction, will also be performing with her band.
Part of Museums at Night