Winter Solstice

Wednesday 21 December 2022

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For the long dark night of Winter Solstice, disappear into the music of the mountains of the Mediterranean and the foothills of the Himalayas.

Rediscovering the musical connections that span continents, master dilruba player Kirpal Singh Panesar, highly talented rabab player Saphwat Sinab and Greek composer, sound designer and lyra player Dimitris Menexopoulos create an immersive concert specially designed to celebrate the ancient spirit of this time of year.

Rooted in their respective folk music, this new collaboration explores the similarities and uniqueness of each tradition through rhythms and melodies that transcend geographical boundaries to connect our spirits to others in distant lands.

With visuals and a soundscape evoking the cold clear nights of winter mountains, the campfire, and an infinity of stars, this soulful and stirring concert welcomes in the return of the light.

Co-produced by South Asian Arts-uk & Opera North. SAA-uk SPOTLIGHT Project funded by PRS & PPL.

  • Howard Assembly Room

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