Arts Centre Chamber Series: Master Musicians from South India

Presenter: UC Music
  • Date: Saturday, 3 June 2023 to Saturday, 3 June 2023
  • Time: 07:00PM to 08:30PM
  • Location: The Great Hall, 2 Worcester Blvd
  • Ticket: Paid

Classical Carnatic Music Concert

The Great Hall - Te Matatiki Toi Ora The Christchurch Arts Centre
Master Musicians from South India presents a Classical Carnatic Music Concert on June 3, 2023 as part of the Arts Centre Chamber Music Series. They will perform compositions from the Musical Trinity of Carnatic music: Thyagaraja, Dikshathar and Shyama Sastri and others.


This instrumental concert features the electric guitar accompanied by the traditional South Indian percussion instruments kanjira (tambourine), ghatam (claypot), and vocal percussion. The musicians will improvise on a particular scale or raga and perform the main melody or kriti of the song. You will enjoy hearing the virtuosic performers bend the notes and make precise calculations of phrases in different rhythm cycles. There will also be percussion solos and call-and-response engagements between the musicians and audience.
Full price: $20
Concession: $10


More Events