India Fest - 2017
Amersfoorter Str. 8 28259 Bremen
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Einladung zum India Fest 2017
Samstag, den 04 Februar 2017
Ab 18:00 Uhr
im Bürger- und Sozialzentrum Bremen Huchting, Amersfoorter Str. 8, 28259 Bremen
(Vom Hbf Linie 1 bis Roland Center, umsteigen in den Bus 57 o. 58 bis Delfter Str.)
~ Programm ~
18:00 Uhr: Empfang mit Samosa/ Pakora und Chai-Tee
19:00 Uhr: Musik und Kulturtour; klassische, nord-indische Bambusflöte „Bansuri“
von Pandit Hari Prasad Chaurasia
21:00 Uhr: leckeres, indisches, vegetarisches Essen.
H.E. Shri Gurjit Singh,
Ambassador, Embassy of India, Berlin
Mr Gurjit Singh schooled at the prestigious Mayo College, Ajmer and obtained
his Bachelors Degree with Honours in Politics at the St. Xaviers College, Kolkata.
He is a Post Graduate in International Studies from the School of International
Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He has also attended
programmes at the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Indian Institute of Mass
Communications and the Indian School of Business.
Appointed to the Indian Foreign Service in 1980, he has served in Indian Missions
in Tokyo (twice), Colombo, Nairobi, Rome and was the Ambassador of India to
Ethiopia, Djibouti, the Representative of India to the African Union, the Economic
Commission for Africa and IGAD. His last assignment was Ambassador of
India to Indonesia and Timor-Leste and to ASEAN. Since January 2016, he is
Ambassador of India to Germany.
He has frequently contributed on economic, developmental and trade issues
to various journals and books. He has an abiding interest in developmental
economics and issues of sustainable development. While in Nairobi, he was the
Deputy Permanent Representative of India to UNEP and UN-HABITAT.
Pandit Hari Prasad Chaurasia
An internationally acclaimed flautist of India, Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia born
in July 1st, 1938 and is a very popular and eminent north indian artiste par
excellence who is known for his outstanding contribution in popularizing Indian
Classical Music all over the world.
Pandit Chaurasia’s horizons also extend beyond North Indian Classical music to
Indian folk and popular music. He has composed music for many Indian successful
movies like Silsile, Lamhe, Chandni, Faasle, Parampara, Sahibaan and Darr.
He has also shared stage with eminent artistes from all over the world. He has
performed memorable jugalbandis with the stalwarts of Indian Classical music
like Pandit Jasraj, Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma, Ustad Zakir Hussain,
Dr. Balamuralikrishnan, Smt. Kishori Amonkar and jammed with western artistes
like John Mc Laughlin, Jan Garbarek, Larry Coryell, Egberto Gismonti and many
others. He has conducted orchestras with western instrumentalists also amongst
which is ‘Adi Anant’.
Niti Ranjan Biswas
Mr. Niti Ranjan Biswas is an open-minded and keenly sensitive percussionist,
firmly grounded in traditional styles of Tabla playing, as well as a versatile
accompanist in Jazz and experimental ensembles. His subtle and rhythmically
complex performance style reflects an extraordinary level of maturity and
attention to compositional detail, rendered in a gutsy, playful and polished
manner. “Rhythm is my means of delicately reaching out to the world and
imbuing it with both lightness and depth”
Based in Amsterdam, he is one of the most sought after Tabla players and
teachers in Europe. He has played with legendary Indian classical musicians such as Hariprasad Chaurasia (Flute), Niladri Kumar (Sitar), Dhruba Ghosh
(Sarangi), Buddhaditya Mukherjee (Sitar), Buddhadev Das Gupta (Sarod), Rajan-
Sajan Mishra (classical vocal), and Kala Ramnath (Violin). He has also been
acclaimed for his astute accompaniment of Terry Riley, the Metropole Orchestra,
and the Concertgebouw Jazz Orchestra.
Started to play the flute at the age of six. She first studied recorder and transverse
flute with Manfredo Zimmermann at the Musikhochschule Köln/Wuppertal,
Germany where she obtained her Diploma of Music teacher in 1995, continued
and intensified her studies with Prof. Han Tol and Thera de Clerck at the
Rotterdams Conservatory where she completed her Bachelor of Performing
Arts in 2000 and her Masters of Performing Arts in 2002 with First Class,
Distinction. She participated regularly at numerous master classes of “Ancient
Music” such as with Marion Verbruggen, Han Tol, Amsterdam Loeki Stardust
Quartett, John Holloway and others. A lot of inspiration she got from master
classes with Barthold Kuijken. She is the founder of the Baroque chamber
music Ensemble „La Gioia Köln“ as well as playing baroque transverse flute with
different Baroque Orchestras as the Telemannische Collegium Michaelstein,
Collegium Cartusianum and L’arte del mondo.
By lucky coincidence she discovered the north Indian flute Bansuri and became
a disciple of Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia, the world famous master of Indian
Classical music, the “living legend of Bansuri”, honoured and awarded all over
the world for his music.
Vermittelt im Auftrag von:
Shaktya e.V., Halmstr. 35, 28717, Bremen, Deutschland
(Endpreis zzgl. Versand)
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