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Roopa Panesar

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Celebrated sitar player Roopa Panesar presents new music from her upcoming album ATMA, in collaboration with some of the finest Indian classical and jazz musicians in the UK today.

With its roots taken from the spiritual depths of Indian classical music, ATMA (which translates as ‘the soul’) beautifully portrays life – love, loss, grief, separation and ultimately the bliss of union. 

Roopa’s outstanding musical ability has resulted in a stream of high-profile national and international concerts, tours and televised performances including the BBC1 televised VJ75 memorial in the presence of HRH The Prince of Wales, along with her collaboration with the Belgian Symphony Orchestra. Panesar has also collaborated with Mercury Prize winner Talvin Singh, participated in London’s Darbar Festival of Indian classical music, and performed live at WOMAD festival.

Start time: 8pm

Approximate running time: 110 mins plus 20 min interval.

Please note all timings are approximate and subject to change.

Produced by the Barbican in association with Asian Arts Agency.

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