INDIKA: U. Rajesh In Conversation on Thursday 1st November 2018
U. Rajesh In Conversation
Part of Indika 2018
Thursday 1st November, 4pm
The Beatles Story, Liverpool
Join internationally renowned Mandolinist, U. Rajesh, as he talks about Indian Music Today.
U. Rajesh is one of the most sought after classical artistes currently in India, having played with nearly all of the country’s top musical stars and recorded dozens of albums. He collaborated with John McLaughlin on the Grammy nominated album Floating Point and his 2006 performance in New York was voted among the best concerts of the year by the New Yorker magazine.
U. Rajesh has toured globally and collaborated with some of the biggest names in the business, including Ustad Zakir Hussain, Ustad Sultan Khan, Mike Marshall, Louis Banks, and Ranjit Barot. He has performed live with Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra and has worked on an album with the London Chamber Orchestra.
U. Rajesh will be in conversation with Milapfest's Artist Director, Alok Nayak.
This event is part of The Beatles Story programme celebrating their new exhibition, Beatles in India.
Indika is Europe's finest festival of Indian arts curated by Milapfest and will be running in venues across Liverpool and beyond from 17th October to 3rd November. For full listings, click here.
Music Genres: Classical, Folk, World Music
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