Mantra

29
/ Sep
Wednesday
2021

Mantra

Venue
SJE Arts
Time
07:30 pm - 08:50 pm
Price
£30

Oxford Chamber Music Festival

Sukhwinder ‘Pinky-Ji’ Singh tabla
Matthew Barley cello
Adrian Freedman shakuhachi
Nicki Wells singer

A transcendental flight of the imagination around the world, in which great improvising musicians are joined by the spectacular aerial artist Maia Ayling. Long-time collaborators Sukhwinder Singh (‘Pinky-Ji’) and Matthew Barley welcome singer Nicki Wells, with her amazing global array of vocal techniques and styles, and Adrian Freedman on the Japanese shakuhachi, to connect far-flung peoples and cultures, and celebrate our common humanity.

Adrian Freedman  
Shakuhachi Transcendence solo improvisation

Sultan Khan
Song of Separation and waiting

Indian Classical
Raag Bhairavi

MB + electronics
Improvisation using the 25″ Gol Gumbaz whispering gallery resonance from Bijapur India

Sukhwinder ‘Pinky-Ji’ Singh  Tabla Improvisation

Nicky Wells and Matthew Barley Songs from Holy Indian Scriptures