The zerOclassikal project, a partnership between zeroculture and Collage Arts continues to offer a new approach to south Asian classical music, aiming to provide British born and trained musicians the voice and platform to explore what their identity brings to the ‘ancient’ musical genre . The Project facilitates progressions, experiments and developments of the genre, featuring commissions of new ragas, new interpretations, compositions, and improvisations.
Our new Basement Sessions Season is here!
Doors open 7pm
Music starts 8pm
Tickets £8 on the door/online
£6 early bird tickets available
Basement Sessions Double Bill: Wednesday 28th June
Yatheesan Selvakumar & Tanya Wells
Yatheesan Selvakumar is one of the leading Carnatic flautists within the UK. His complex improvisations and execution of ragas have led him to be recognised nationally and abroad. He is currently receiving training from the world-renowned flute maestro, Shashank.
Singer songwriter, Tanya Wells presents an evening of ghazals, thumris and English compositions exploring classical ragas. This performance features her new band Seven Eyes along with guitarist Paulo Vinícius. Seven Eyes compose songs that bring together their diverse musical influences with an aim to creatively explore a confluence of cultures and languages.
Basement Sessions Double Bill: Wednesday 26th July
Madhusoodanan Sathcithanandan & Veena Sathiendran
Madhu is a well established flautist within the Carnatic and contemporary classical music arts within the UK. His adaptive approach enables him to capture a variety of styles within his music, developing a new flair to his playing influenced by his Hindustani, contemporary and Carnatic performances.
Veena is a young emerging Sitar player gaining recognition for her impeccable technique and passion for the Sitar. Emerging from the youth orchestra, Samyo she has grown to gain acclaim from renowned artists and performs a solo recital that is exciting and innovative.
For updates on the project, visit: www.zeroclassikal.org.uk
Online ticketing available HERE.