India is a land of waterways and travelling its several backwaters, lakes, and rivers calls for transit using boats. Jankaar is a colloquial name for a boat that transports people and vehicles across the lakes or even across to islands. Here the Jankaar is set to carry the musical beats, where the journey will be set on the musical waves with the best from the country sailing it across borders to island of Singapore. Embarking on this Jankaar will bring all its passengers through the ecstatic states of the sea, from the calm and serene but majestic ocean to the wild rough waves of Musical b...
Start Sales Date
13 Jan 2020, 9am
13 Jan 2020, 10am
Approximately 4 hour 30 minutes
(Interval: 20 minutes)
Rating / Age Limit
- Children 5 years and above must purchase ticket for entry
- Admission is subject to tickets produced at the entrance
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 Flash Photography, Video recording and Audio recording is prohibited for this event
Sivamani – Lead Drummer
Anandan Sivamani, known to his fans as just Sivamani, is an electrifying performer and one of the leading drummers of India. His work blends classical drumming styles -- he studied with Carnatic master S.P. Balasubramaniam -- with jazz and world beats to create a propulsive sound that pulls in many instruments and traditions. As a child, he says, he drummed on pots and pans in the kitchen, and that exuberance seems never to have left him -- he's an enthusiastic ambassador for the drum around india and the globe, and a frequent collaborator. A few notable matchups: Youssou N'Dour, tabla player Zakir Hussain, flutist Hariprasad Chaurasia, percussionist Elvin Jones, and A.R. Rahman, the multi Oscar Award winner and composer of Bombay Dreams. Last winter, he released his first solo album, Mahaleela, playing with a rotating team of singers and bandmates on a roster of songs he composed. One of Sivamani’s cherished experiences is sharing the stage with Billy Cobham for a concert in Mumbai’s Rang Bhavan. From then on there was no looking back, as he collaborated with renowned musicians of the country and continued with his experimentation.
Stephen Devassy – Lead Keyboard Player and Pianist
Having carved out a niche for himself , a distinct identity and style, Stephen Devassy is one performing artists who transcends all genres, and amazes audiences across globe. A youth icon of modern music, Stephen has explored different avenues, in live stage performances and in the recording studios. Both acoustic and electronic sounds have influenced him during his learning of music. His capacity to exhibit new techniques and sonic possibilities, have made him an acclaimed artist. His followers on social media run into millions, unprecedented for any young pianist or keyboard performer. Though only 35, Stephen Devassy is already credited with a record number of performances, approximately to around 2000 stages, spread over 60 countries, which is an unparalleled feat by anyone in the world. Rated as the fastest keyboard player Stephen is fondly known as ‘Flying Fingers’ and ‘Prince of Piano.
Purbayan Chatterjee – Lead Sitar Player
Sitar Maestro Purbayan Chatterjee is one of the top sitar players from India. He's carrying forward the rich legacy of the Maihar gharana. Purbayan has learned Sitar from his father Parthapratim Chatterjee. He is the recipient of the President of India award for being the Best Instrumentalist of the country at the age of 15. H has performed in the following prestigious venues in his international career spanning 25 years like Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, Sydney Opera House, Theatre de la Ville. Paris and many more . He has conceptualised the ground-breaking project Shastriya Syndicate - the first Indian Classical Band - Indian Classical band with a contemporary touch, which has performed the world over at Roskilde Festival, Denmark, OzAsia Festival, Australia, Traumzeit Festival, Germany to name a few. The album "Lehar" released by Times Music in 2008 has remained the best-seller for a year and a half. Purbayan has performed many times with Tabla stalwart Ustad Zakir Hussain.
Lydian Nadhaswaram - is a young Indian pianist from Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India who has been considered a child prodigy. In 2019, Lydian won the CBS talent show The World's Best and the associated $1 million prize money. He is the son of Tamil music director Varshan Sathish. In September 2019, it was announced that Lydian would make his debut as a film composer with the Indian Malayalam language fantasy film film Barroz – Guardian of D’Gama’s Treasure, directed by acting legend Mohanlal, starring himself in the lead. The 12-year-old boy can effortlessly tap away at the piano at mind-boggling speed, and at the same time deliver soulful pieces as his fingers gently pitter-patter across his prized Steinway, a gift from across the world. And recently, the child prodigy took to the world stage and stunned the judges on CBS show The World’s Best. From Golden Globe Award winner Drew Barrymore, to Emmy Award winner RuPaul Charles, and Grammy Award winner Faith Hill, everyone was left amazed at Lydian’s talent.
Amruthavarshini - Lydian's elder sister, is 14, and like him, plays several musical instruments - bamboo flute, western orchestral key flute, piano, violin etc. She is also a singer, and a music composer. She is the only flautist in India's second largest western classical orchestra, Madras Musical Association (MMA), where she has also performed as a soloist in flute concertos and quartets.
Steven Samuel - Steven Samuel Devassy is a child prodigy with acclaimed skills in both Singing and Playing the Drums. His energy packed performances on stage are acclaimed as electrifying and un believable by masters in the industry. He is recognised as the fastest child drummer and has been invited by leading music academies in USA. The world famous Cymbal manufacturer ‘ZILDJIAN’ has made Steven the brand ambassador for Zildjian Cymbals and he is the youngest in the world to receive such an honour. Steven is the youngest child in the world to complete the grade 8 drums exam from the Trinity college of London, with a record score.
Naresh Iyer - Lead Singer
Naresh Iyer is a playback singer from Mumbai, India, born in a Tamil speaking family from Mumbai. Naresh Iyer has rendered film songs in several Indian languages and has several chart hits to his credit. His rendition of "Roobaroo" from the movie Rang De Basanti composed by A. R. Rahman topped the music charts for many weeks in 2006 and won him the National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer. He also won the Filmfare award in the R.D. Burman Musical Talent category. He is one of the few playback singers to have won both a Filmfare Award and a National Award in his professional debut singing year.
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