Aditya Gandhi | Concert Guitarist
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An Iberian Night

  • SCRAP-YARD 23 GUJARAT SOCIETY, PALDI AHMEDABAD 380007 INDIA (map)

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Description:

Spanish music, as a genre, is popularly celebratory and inclusive in nature. It is created for and enjoyed by the masses: in salons, in street festivals, in theatres or in movies. Hence, it is a perfect balance between art and accessibility, unlike classical music of many other cultures which can often be isolated or elitist. The elements of Spanish music are universal and seem to effortlessly blend with other music genres, leading to an easy fusion with Indian classical music, Jazz or even Pop music. 

The Iberian Night is a glimpse of this musical world, wherein classical guitarist Aditya Gandhi is joined by mezzo-soprano Ankna Arockiam. They present an array of music for guitar and voice, full of love and dreams, of stars and lullabies, of song and dance - a celebration of life through the historic music of Iberia. 

About the artists:

Aditya Gandhi is a Concert Guitarist trained in Bangalore, Scotland and United States. Since moving to India in 2016, he has numerous solo concerts, across India and Sri Lanka, to his credit. Aditya is a firm believer in the universality of classical music, and its ability to narrate experiences irrespective of one's cultural background. He strives to make such concerts more accessible in India, through the themed narratives of his performances. 

He is accompanied by Ankna Arockiam, a Mezzo Soprano from Hyderabad, trained at KM Music Conservatory (Chennai) and a fellow graduate of Royal Conservatoire of Scotland along with Aditya. She is currently based in Scotland and is a part of numerous prestigious choirs and bands in Glasgow, pursuing her passion for both Indian and Western Classical Music. Presently, she is researching the values of Western Classical/Contemporary music education in India.  

Earlier Event: January 20
Guitarfest 2017 - Sri Lanka Tour