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Lunchtime classical music series set for welcome return

Witness the irresistible grooves of some of India’s most talented classical musicians in action as De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) sees a welcome return of its new lunchtime music series for its latest instalment.

Europe’s finest Sitar maestro Roopa Panesar will be accompanied by the emerging master of the Tabla, Surdarhsan Chana for what is set to be an uplifting, entertaining and irresistible concert.

Roopa Panesar

The second concert in the unique series will take place in DMU’s Trinity House Chapel, The Newark, Leicester, LE2 7BY at 1pm on Wednesday 7 June.

The three part series of events has been made possible thanks to a unique partnership between DMUmusic and the celebrated Darbar Arts and Heritage Trust.

The trust, who curate the Darbar Festival on London’s Southbank each November also work with DMU partners the Philharmonia Orchestra.

In April, students, staff and the general public were treated to ancient tunes from Northern India as Harjinderpal Matharu (Santoor) and Shahbaz Hussain (Tabla) provided a breathtaking performance in St Mary de Castro Church.

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Surdarshan Chana

The series, part of the university’s #loveinternational campaign aims to provide new audiences with an opportunity to appreciate the sounds of different instruments which they may not have been familiar with before.

The upcoming concert, is open to all students and staff and the local community for £5 payable on the door.

Posted on Wednesday 24th May 2017

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