The Grand Union Orchestra Presents
Bengal to Bethnal Green: celebrating Bengali music and the arts in East London
A monthly series of events including music workshops for all the family talks and discussions with famous writers concerts featuring much-loved singers directed by international tabla star Yousuf Ali Khan.
Programme for each event:
2.30 – Family workshop with Grand Union musicians
3.30 – Refreshments (free)
4.00 – Presentation on an aspect of Bengali culture
4.30 – Concert with featured singer
Musicians include Sunil Jadahav (keyboard), Mashul Islam (guitar), Louise Elliott (flute, tenor saxophone), Claude Deppa (trumpet, African drums). Featured artists include Akash Sultan and Alaur Rahman. The music is based on Bengali songs, both in traditional form and combined with contemporary styles reflecting the wide variety of music in London’s East End today.
Find out more: www.grandunion.org.uk, www.tonyhaynesmusic.wordpress.com