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Awakening: Tagore's Journey

An evening of songs, poetry, theatre and dance
with The Tagoreans & Sasha Ghoshal

  • 2017/Festival/Tagore/1

Sunday 10 September 2017, 7.00pm

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

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Guidance & Inspiration
Gairika Gupta

Concept & Direction
Manoshi Barua & Jayanta Ray

A production by The Tagoreans


Solo Vocalists
Amrita Ghosh
Sujoya Ray
Rishi Banerjee
Sasha Ghoshal
Shobhon Ahmed

Aindrila Ghosh
Alinda Barua
Protima Chatterjee
Senjuti Das
Suchismita Ganguly

Musicial Accompanists
Aniruddha Mukherjee (Tabla)
Tirthankar Roy (Esraj)
Amit Dey (Keyboard)

Narrations, Recitations & Dramatisations
Manoshi Barua
Srabani Sen, OBE
Jayanta Ray
Teertha Gupta
Ayesha Dharker
Shubham Saraf

Tanika Gupta, MBE

Please note: this event has now passed.


Please note: Due to circumstances beyond our control Meera Syal will not be performing, however we are pleased to announce that Ayesha Dharker and Shubham Saraf (who is currently starring in Lions and Tigers) will be featured alongside Sasha Ghoshal.

Rabindranath Tagore (1861 – 1941) was a legendary Bengali polymath and the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in 1913 for Literature. He remains the only figure to have composed lyrics for the national anthems of two countries: India and Bangladesh.

Join The Tagoreans, the oldest Bengali cultural organisation based in the UK, as they explore the creative work of Tagore and its impact on the national identity of India. The evening will include songs, poems and excerpts from plays and dance dramas in Tagore’s original Bengali compositions as well as in English.

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