Sitar player, fusion artist, composer, vocals & bass guitar.
An overview of Indian classical music and Raga, including aspects of development eg. Alap and Jor, gat & tala, as well as Indian musical ornament in fusion.
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EMILY HENNESSEY, MUSIC BY SHEEMA MUKHERJEE
27 APRIL 2023, 8PM
Deep in the forest, Rama & Sita live in exile – eyes watch their every move, and the universe shimmers with illusion.
Epic comic strip meets ancient Indian myth as storyteller Emily Hennessey and virtuoso sitar player Sheema Mukherjee conjure up the vivid, wild and beguiling world of the Ramayana, shot through with bitter rivalries, wild battles, love, loyalty, and cosmic monkeys.
When his wife is kidnapped by a ten headed demon king, and Rama lies helpless on the battlefield, it’s time for Sita’s little-known story to unfold. Expect the unexpected…
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Stealing Thunder Storytelling Festival
World-class performance storytelling, sitar concerts by the babbling beck, late night silent disco, guided fell runs, medieval puppet shows, storywalks through the valley, ceilidhs, kids’ tents, music and making workshops, loose parts play, myths for kids and fairytales for grown-ups.