FREE CONCERT Jason Kalidas + Harkiret Bahra

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Experience the enchanting sounds of Indian classical music at the Darbar Festival 2024 with a free foyer concert at the Barbican Centre, featuring the brilliant Jason Kalidas on flute and the dynamic Harkiret Bahra on tabla. This special event is perfect for families looking to immerse themselves in a world of rich cultural heritage and mesmerizing melodies. 


Jason Kalidas, a virtuoso flautist, will captivate audiences with his expressive and evocative performances. His mastery of the bamboo flute brings to life the intricate nuances and soulful depth of Indian ragas, creating an atmosphere of serene beauty and introspection. Accompanying him is Harkiret Bahra, whose expert tabla playing adds a vibrant and rhythmic foundation to the music. Together, their synergy creates a dynamic and engaging performance that resonates with listeners of all ages. 


This free concert is a fantastic opportunity for families to explore and appreciate the timeless art of Indian classical music in an accessible and welcoming setting. The interactive nature of the performance, combined with the intimate foyer space, allows for a close connection with the artists and their music, making it an educational and entertaining experience for children and adults alike. 


Join us at the Barbican Centre’s foyer for an afternoon filled with the enchanting sounds of the flute and tabla. The Darbar Festival is renowned for showcasing world-class musicians, and this free event is no exception. It’s the perfect way to spend quality time with your family, introducing them to the beauty of Indian classical music and creating unforgettable memories together. 


Don't miss this unique opportunity to witness Jason Kalidas and Harkiret Bahra live. Be part of a vibrant musical celebration at the Darbar Festival 2024, where the universal language of music unites and inspires. 


Enjoy also the Darbar Pop Up market from 11:00 to 19:30 where you can browse and purchase inspired Indian Fashion, Beauty, Lifestyle and Wellbeing products. 


Jason Kalidas flute 

Harkiret Bahra tabla 


Booking info

27 October 2024


Free Event

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