Diary Date – Rajasthan Musicians 7th August 2012
The Barn at Bury Court Barn invite you to an exciting one-off workshop and concert with renowned Indian musicians
Nanga Ram and Champe Khan
From the North-West Indian desert state of Rajasthan, charismatic musicians Nanga and Champe will demonstrate their instruments and perform in the beautiful setting of the Barn at Bury Court in Surrey.
Tuesday 7th August 2012, 6pm – 10.30pm
Bury Court, Bentley, Farnham, Surrey, GU10 5LY
Pre-concert workshop, talk and demonstration 2 – 5pm
Concert 6:45 – 8:15pm
Followed by an Indian meal
Nanga Ram is an internationally renowned master of the nagara (twin-drums pictured above). He has performed in more than fifty countries around the world and is now working closely with Mercury Prize nominated musician Susheela Raman with whom he played to a sold-out Queen Elizabeth Hall this April. An astonishing percussionist and talented teacher, Nanga is looking forward to sharing his talents with you at Burycourt Barn.
Champe Khan is an energetic and compelling singer, percussionist and keyboardist. Highly skilled and able to enhance the quality of any performance, he is highly sought-after for collaborations and solo shows. As well as touring with Susheela Raman and performing with 1 Giant Leap legend Duncan Bridgeman, he has appeared on the Dewarist TV show and MTV. Champe performs Rajasthani folk and devotional songs, Sufi music and his own compositions (one of which was recently snapped up by Nokia as a popular ring tone in India!). At the workshop, he will demonstrate a number of the fascinating instruments of his home state: the morchang, the khartals (pictured), the bhapang and the dhol.
Concert – £25
Workshop – £30 (student concessions available)
(Max 20 people)
Workshop and concert – £50
Indian Meal – £18
For more information or bookings, please call
Suzanne Lemieux (at the Barn at Bury Court) on 07771 663437 or Georgie Pope (from Sound Travels) on 07564059465
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