India 2014

India 2014 will create a programme of ground-breaking musical collaborations, workshops, master classes and cultural exploration in India and Scotland, in order to develop and share skills, extraordinary experiences, and create stronger links between the two countries.

The project begins in Glasgow in January 2014 with a spectacular concert as part of Celtic Connections, featuring Bollywood legend AR Rahman, performing alongside the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and students from both the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and Rahman’s own KM Music Conservatory in Chennai.

In March 2014 the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, students from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, the violinist Nicola Benedetti, composer and conductor James MacMillan and presenter Paul Rissmann will travel to Delhi, Chennai and Mumbai for an ambitious programme of workshops, performances and broadcasts.

India 2014 is being delivered by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and Royal Conservatoire Scotland, and the British Council is the international partner.

 

Public Concerts:

29 March 2014 Sir Mutha Venkatassubba Rao Concert Hall, Chennai
2 April 2014 Siri Fort Auditorium, Delhi
6 April 2014 National Centre for the Performing Arts, Mumbai

 

For school children:

An Introduction to the Symphony Orchestra

The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and musicians from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

28 March 2014 Sir Muth Venkatassubba Rao Concert Hall, Chennai
1 April 2014 Siri Fort Auditorium, Delhi
5 April 2014 National Centre for Performing Arts, Mumbai

 

An Introduction to the Instruments of the Orchestra

Meet the musicians from the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

29 March 2014 Sir Mutha Venkatassubba Rao Concert Hall, Chennai
4 April 2014 National Centre for the Performing Arts, Mumbai

 

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