Indian musician Pt. Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, a master of the mohan veena is set to perform on Sunday, November 9th, 2014 at The Capstone Theatre in Liverpool. He will be joined by Pt. Rajkumar Misra on tabla.
Vishwa Mohan Bhatt belongs to that elite body of musicians which traces its origin to the Mughal Emperor Akbar’s court musician Tansen and his Guru, the Hindu mystic Swami Haridas. Vishwa Mohan Bhatt has captivated the world with his faultless, pure, delicate yet fiery music. His speed and impressive legato has been appreciated across the USA, Europe, Gulf countries and his motherland India, establishing him as one of the most expressive, versatile and greatest slide players in the world.
In 1994 Vishwa Mohan Bhatt won a Grammy award along with Ry Cooder for their album A Meeting by the River enhancing his celebrity status not only as a performer but also as an improviser and a soulful composer.
Rajkumar Misra is one of the leading tabla players in the world. Starting his training in tabla under the instruction of his father, Pt Ramgopal Misra, his career has seen him perform with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra and the Britten Sinfonia and become a Fellow of Trinity College Of Music London, where he teaches tabla.
The Capstone Theatre, Liverpool Hope University Creative Campus, 17 Shaw Street, Liverpool L6 1HP. T: 0151 291 3578. www.thecapstonetheatre.com
Box Office: Ticket Quarter, Merseytravel Centre, Queen Square, Liverpool L1 1RG.
Phone: 0844 8000 410.
Ticket link: https://www.ticketquarter.co.uk/online/music-for-peace-and-love
Author: World Music Central News Department
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