22nd January 2011

Mid-day Mantra: Global Folk

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A free monthly series presenting music from India to uplift the spirit on Saturday lunchtimes

Escape the hurly-burly, as once a month sampad and Town Hall, Symphony Hall present outstanding Asian artists from the UK and the Indian subcontinent in relaxed, informal sessions. Chill out, take your shoes off, close your eyes and experience the richness and variety of India’s musical heritage.

This month features Global Folk.

Global Folk is an dynamic and powerful sound of musical cultures from around the world emerging together in harmony. Led by tabla and percussion maestro Mendi

Mendi displays a dynamic expression of world music, playing percussive Indian classical and world rhythms, incorporating aboriginal sounds of the didgeridoo, the talking drums of Africa and Cuba and the majestic sounds of Indian classical Raag and Taal with the Indian flute (bansuri).

In association with Town Hall Symphony Hall. Supported by Arts Council and Coutts Charitable Trust.