Double treat for western music aficionados

Choose from two western music concerts, featuring a leading young pianist, a guitar ensemble, and three different choirs, at Sobo this weekend

Yaron Kohlberg
September 4, 6.30 pm
Where: YB Chavan Centre Auditorium, J Bhonsale Marg, Nariman Point.
Call: 22043619

Tickets Rs 360, Rs 280, Rs 200 and Rs 160 (available at Rhythm House, Kala Ghoda) 28-year-old Yaron Kohlberg, born in Jerusalem, is one of Israel's leading young pianists. He is the winner of prestigious national and international awards and he has performed regularly in Israel and abroad, garnering critical acclaim. Since the age of 9, he has been a regular recipient of the America-Israel Cultural Foundation scholarships,with distinction. He has previously performed at the Kremlin in Moscow, Kennedy Center in Washington DC, the Beethovenhalle in Bonn, the United Nations hall in Geneva and various other famous performance venues.

Strings and things to sing
On: September 4, 6.30 pm
Where: Tata Theatre, NCPA, Nariman Point.
Call: 22824567
Tickets: Rs 300 and Rs 200

This unique concert will include performances by The Stop-Gaps Choral Ensemble, The Stop-Gaps Junior Choral Ensemble, The Bel Canto Choir of St. Cecilia's School of Music (Pune) and The Madras Guitar Ensemble. The Madras Guitar Ensemble aims to show people that when an instrument is played together in the right way, the resulting music is of the highest beauty. The Bel Canto Choir is a full-fledged four-part choir and has performed at several concerts. The Stop-Gaps Choral Ensemble is considered as one of the best choirs in the country. The Stop-Gaps Junior Choral Ensemble comprises gifted and phenomenally talented children whose potential has been harnessed by Alfred J D'Souza and Premila Coutinho into singing in harmony.



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