Raga for cello

May 8
1 h 15 min–1 h 30 min
6.00 €
Start of the Event: 7 pm
Place of the event: Ground Floor Foyer of the Klaipėda Concert Hall
Sukhvinder Singh Namdhari (Pinky) (tabla, India), Matthew Barley (cello, United Kingdom)
Programme: improvisations for tabla and cello



Sukhvinder Singh “Pinky” has become a phenomenal tabla performer and is well known for his keen capability to capture the audience with his spontaneity, power and virtuosity during his performances. Sukhvinder Singh has had a meteoric rise in popularity as an accompanist after several successful concerts with leading artists. Sukhvinder has toured extensively across the U. S. and India and has won a Grammy Award in 1994, with Ry Cooder and Vishwa Mohan Bhatt “A Meeting by the River” in the World Music Album category.
 
Sukhvinder has also been a featured soloist with BBC Philharmonic Orchestra in London, and has also performed at the BBC Proms. He has more than 40 CDs in the markets worldwide. He also has a number of students; they have been learning from him for a number of years.
 
Matthew Barley is internationally known as cellist, improviser, arranger, music animateur, and Artistic Director of Between The Notes. His musical world is focused on projects that connect people in different ways, blurring the boundaries that never really existed between genres and people. Collaboration – whether chamber music or with different styles of music – is his enduring passion. “I wish more people would think about music the way Matthew Barley does,” wrote The Times (London) As a soloist and chamber musician he has performed in over 50 countries, including appearances with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Melbourne Symphony, New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Hong Kong Sinfonietta, Netherland Radio Symphony, Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Vienna Radio Symphony, Kremerata Baltica, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Scottish National and London Chamber Orchestra.