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SIFAS Festival of Indian Classical Music, Dance & Arts 2018
Ekamatra: The Carnatic Guitarist
R. Prasanna

Ekamatra: The Carnatic Guitarist

R Prasanna, popularly known as Guitar Prasanna, is famed for his peerless innovation in performing the rigorous art of Carnatic Music on a western instrument, the guitar.  Prasanna has collaborated with many jazz musicians from Europe and from the US. He has also worked on the music of several award-winning movies such as the Oscar award winning short documentary Smile Pinki. Prasanna is also skilled in playing and composing in genres such as jazz, progressive rock, and world fusion music.

He is committed to propagating the beauty of Carnatic music on the guitar to audiences worldwide.

For this rare South Indian Guitar Solo presented by Prasanna he will team up with percussion stalwarts Prapancham Ravindran (mridangam) and Ghatam Karthick (ghatam) to present a classical Carnatic concert.

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Early Bird Sales
31 Jan 2018, 9am - 21 Feb 2018, 12am

Other Channels:
31 Jan 2018, 10am - 20 Feb 2018, 8pm

Public Sales
31 Jan 2018, 9am

Other Channels:
31 Jan 2018, 10am

  • Tamil
  • Sanskrit

Approximately 2 hours

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Rating / Age Limit

  • Admission is subject to tickets produced at the entrance.
  • Infants in arms or children below the age of 5 shall not be admitted.
  • Children 5 years and above must purchase ticket for admission.

Late Seating Advisory

  • You are strongly advised to be seated 15 minutes before the performance start time.
  • No admission will be allowed into the venue once the performance has commenced.
  • Exceptions may be made at Esplanade's discretion depending on the nature of the performance.

Photography / Video Recording Rules

  • No Photography, Video recording and Audio recording are allowed for this event.

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10% Discount for Early Bird Group Booking of min 4 tickets
[Valid from 31 Jan 2018 till 20 Feb 2018]

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Event Date
Fri, 6 Apr 2018


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