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Symphonic Sitar Premiere

Symphonic Sitar Premiere

Experience Turkish dance tunes, Finnish folklore and the gorgeous melodies of Indian classical raag at Huddersfield Town Hall on Sunday 23 February.

Harish Shankar conducts Ulvi Cemal Erkin’s rip-roaring Köçekçe Suite, Sibelius' gigantic Symphony No. 7, and the world premiere of a new concerto for sitar and orchestra composed by award-winning sitarist Jasdeep Singh Degun. Arya brings the might of the Orchestra of Opera North up against the explosive improvisatory power of traditional Indian music.

Huddersfield Town Hall, Sun 23 Feb, 4.30pm

Pre-concert talk begins at 3.40pm

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Huddersfield Town Hall

Ramsden Street

Telephone: 01484 225 755

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