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Ode to Joy

Date : Sat February 02, 2019 Time : Starts at 6:00 PM - Ends at 6:00 PM Location : Kalamandir, Kolkata
The concert is titled “Ode to Joy”, inspired by the 4th movement of Beethoven’s 9th symphony. The theme of the concert is celebrating joy as an antithesis to war and terror and to reiterate the common bond of human existence regardless of different social and belief systems. Content wise, in this concert, will showcase and interpret some of...Read More
Sat February 02, 2019
Starts at 6:00 PM - Ends at 6:00 PM
Available Seats :
Kalamandir, Kolkata

The concert is titled “Ode to Joy”, inspired by the 4th movement of Beethoven’s 9th symphony. The theme of the concert is celebrating joy as an antithesis to war and terror and to reiterate the common bond of human existence regardless of different social and belief systems.

Content wise, in this concert, will showcase and interpret some of the greatest creations of art by different artists, at different times in history which are related to the concept of war/ violence or peace. The legendary artists who will be represented are – Beethoven, Rabindranath, Charles Chaplin, Picasso, poems by Gulzar and Faiz Ahmed Faiz, Joy Goswami, Srijato,  Satyajit Ray (Goopi Bagha) , Michael Jackson, Shakespeare, Michael Jackson, John Lenon, Bob Dylan and very contemporary theatre by thespian Arun Mukherjee.

THE PERFORMERS

SOUMITRA CHATTERJEE – Readings

USHA UTHUP – English Vocals

MITA VASISHT – Theatre

MIR AFSAR ALI – READINGS

SUMAN MUKHERJEE – THEATRE

SUDARSHAN CHAKRABORTY – CHOREOGRAPHY

KOLKATA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA – WESTERN CLASSICAL MUSIC (Beethoven)

ROHINI RAYCHAUDHURY – BENGALI AND ENGLISH VOCALS

LIGHTS – DINESH PODDAR

ABANTI CHAKRABORTY – THEATRICAL DIRECTION AND OVERALL SUPERVISION

SOUNAK CHATTOPADHYAY – OVERALL DIRECTION, SCRIPT AND VOCALS.

THE SOCIAL AND HUMAN PERSPECTIVE

In this concert we wish to donate as much as we can to two families of victims of the Uri attacks in Kashmir of 2016Biswajit Ghorui and Gangadhar Dolui of  Gangasagar area and Howrah area respectively, were two young men who were killed in the Uri terror attacks. They were the only earning members of their family. So helping these families to the best of our ability is a priority, other than the cultural showcasing.

ESL Member can collect free invitation card from Ei Samay office from 28th- 31st Jan’19 between 2-5pm on a first cum first serve basis. Conditions apply.

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