Planet: Focus on Fusion
21 Jun 2012 | Thursday
Featuring IJIMP, LOTUS STAR AND TIBET2TIMBUK2
Come and experience what happens when Japan meets India and China works with Tibet in an astounding evening of cross-cultural musical collaborations.
Start the evening with IJIMP featuring Ravikesh Singh on tabla, Carl Rathus on shakuhachi and Takako Nishiburi on koto, as they perform Indo-Japanese improvisation. The improvisations are based on Indian ragas, traditional shakuhachi pieces and Japanese folk songs.
This is followed by a very special collaboration with world class Chinese Ehru player, Dr Nicholas Ng as Lotus Star travels with Brisbane favourites, Tibet2Timbuk2, featuring traditional Tibetan artist, Tenzin Choegyal, renowned tabla player, Shen Flindell and guitarist Marcello Milani, to bring you an amazing fusion of styles and culture that span India, Asia, China and Tibet in what will be a unique and enthralling performance.
Duration: 1hr 50mins with an interval
NICHOLAS NG – http://www.myspace.com/nicholasngmusic
IJIMP – http://www.myspace.com/566336469
TIBET2TIMBUK2 – http://www.tibet2timbuk2.com/
This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body. This project has received financial assistance from the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland.