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Marabu – The First Ripple

Marabu – The First Ripple

Presented as the first part of a trilogy, the dance-theatre performance is set in the zenith of the Srivijayan empire and traces the passage of the Indian community from India to the Malay peninsula. This creative retelling of historical events revolves around the protagonist – a peasant – and his journey through the Chola invasion, that eventually leads to the construction of the Bhujanga Valley temples. Created specially for Singapore’s bicentennial celebrations, the collaborative piece will be presented as part of Esplanade’s Kalaa Utsavam 2019 and sees veteran artist and...

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Marabu – The First Ripple

Marabu – The First Ripple

Presented as the first part of a trilogy, the dance-theatre performance is set in the zenith of the Srivijayan empire and traces the passage of the Indian community from India to the Malay peninsula. This creative retelling of historical events revolves around the protagonist – a peasant – and his journey through the Chola invasion, that eventually leads to the construction of the Bhujanga Valley temples. Created specially for Singapore’s bicentennial celebrations, the collaborative piece will be presented as part of Esplanade’s Kalaa Utsavam 2019 and sees veteran artist and...

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Aatmadarsa – Through the Looking-Glass

Aatmadarsa – Through the Looking-Glass

Just as Carnatic musician Muthuswami Dikshitar was inspired by Scottish and Irish tunes and fashioned the Nottuswara collection, Anglo-Irish composer William Hamilton Bird collected Indian songs and melodies and published them with arrangements for voice and keyboard. If you are curious for a closer look at how the Indians and the British saw each other’s music, join us as we team up with Cappella Martialis, a group that specialises in early European music, and enjoy some of the two composers’ works from the 18th century. Aatmadarsa – Through the Looking-Glass 27 & 28...

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Bhaskareeyam 2019

Bhaskareeyam 2019

The much anticipated Bhaskareeyam 2019 is here! Inaugurated in 2015, the annual Bhaskareeyam Festival celebrates the life of the iconic Shri KP Bhaskar, founder of Bhaskar’s Arts Academy & Nrityalaya Aesthetics Society. This year we proudly present music and dance artistes from various genres over four delightful evenings. As per tradition, we will also be honouring four dedicated individuals who have contributed greatly and continue to strive relentlessly to ensure the Arts remain a part of the lives of the next generation. Check out the daily programmes and don’t forget to get...

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Aatmadarsa – Through the Looking-Glass

Aatmadarsa – Through the Looking-Glass

Just as Carnatic musician Muthuswami Dikshitar was inspired by Scottish and Irish tunes and fashioned the Nottuswara collection, Anglo-Irish composer William Hamilton Bird collected Indian songs and melodies and published them with arrangements for voice and keyboard. If you are curious for a closer look at how the Indians and the British saw each other’s music, join us as we team up with Cappella Martialis, a group that specialises in early European music, and enjoy some of the two composers’ works from the 18th century. Aatmadarsa – Through the Looking-Glass 27 & 28...

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