On 6th of October in collaboration with Darbar Festival, DesiYUP will host a concert with Debasmita Bhattacharya. Before this concert Darbar Festival founder and programming director Sandeep Virdee will give an inspirational talk about organizing events, building yourself up as an artist and about how he has made Darbar Festival so succesful. This is a talk that emerging artists and organizers cannot miss.
Inspirational speaker, Actor, Supermodel and Ultraman Milind Soman will be attending the Gandhi march on the 1st of October. This initiative is in collaboration with Speaking Minds, the Indian Embassy, Holland Indian Festival and sponsored by Jet Airways.
Bhattacharya is creating shockwaves across musical circles in her native India and beyond with her remarkable talent on the sarod and powerhouse performances. She is joined on the tabla by Rayatt, with blistering dynamism and a flair for sumptuous rhythmic balance. Immerse yourself into the deep unfolding of ragas.
With Navin Kundra, Vasuda Sharma and Rayen Panday (guest performance)
An ode to the best romantic classics of the Hindi Cinema by international performers. The second edition of Hindi Cinema Classics at the Luxor Theater will be a promising musical spectacle. Enjoy nostalgic classics of the Indian Hindi Cinema. Especially for this impressive music program, the British singer songwriter and entertainer Navin Kundra shares stage with the Indian pop princess and one-woman band Vasuda Sharma. In addition, standup comedian Rayen Panday sings some romantic duets with the Indian singer songwriter Vasuda.
This is an exclusive project of Luxor Theater in collaboration with DesiYUP
This most promising Indian classical concert features India’s finest musicians and two living legends Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia and Pandit Shivkumar Sharma. The two phenomenal icons of Hindustani classical music will be sharing the stage in the Netherlands for the first time together.
Chaurasia is known for his enchanting folk instrument bansuri (bamboo flute) and Sharma is the master of the string instrument santoor (a melodic string instrument with Persian lineage). Fifty years ago they made one of the great fusion albums “Call of the Valley” (1967). To see the two maestro’s live together time will be a magical experience.
Making headway in the international music industry, Vidita Kanniks (USA) is making a solid name for herself. In an intimate In-House concert you can meet hear her sing her mash-up classics such as: Naane Varugiren| Jiya Jale (A.R. Rahman)
For tickets email to email@example.com, fee is 5 euro’s. Come and connect with this rising star from the Indian Diaspora.
This year DesiYUP will organize it’s first concert with with local (Dutch) talents. During this concert “A musical Journey To The Top” you can follow the journey of 4 ambitions artists who have the dream to become performing artists. You can follow them and read how they are preparing for their first DesiYUP concert on our FB-page. This concert is a collaboration between DesiYUP & Rasique Music school and MiXinMusic.
The Holland-India Festival brings you the finest Indian art: dance, film & music. During the opening of this festival UK composer Shammi Pithia and kathak dancer Vidya Patel will bring you live much and dance.
World Music Band Maati Baani (meaning: language of the Earth) will be performing for the first time with their band in the Netherlands. They created this unique platform to collaborate with musicians from different parts of the world. Their message is that music has no boundaries. Listen to their new released song “Paayal”, featering Shankar Tucker and Ankita Joshi.