Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia
A rare evening with the great master
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Above with Music Glue (e-tickets only)
Limited early bird tickets available.
Premium seats are unreserved seats in the front 10 rows of the centre block.
Estimated times (subject to change on the night):
You can book for dinner at Margins Cafe at 18:30 but you must have a reservation for access at 18:30. The Bar is also open to Union Chapel members who have tickets to the show.
Access to the cafe before doors open is via the side gate to the left of the main entrance to the Chapel on Compton Terrace.
We will email the menu and add it to the listing here shortly before the show.
If the early 6.30pm reservations are fully booked don't worry you can still come to eat from when doors open, the cafe is open through to the end of the interval.
Please note you must have a ticket to the show to come to Margins Cafe & Union Chapel bar.
There's lots of useful information in the Visiting section of our website.
As our venue is entirely seated and seating is unreserved it is best to arrive early.
London based production house Kaashi Arts present one of India’s greatest musical icons - Padma Vibhushan Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia ji in a rare concert. Pandit ji needs little introduction as the world’s foremost Bansuri artist (Indian classical bamboo flute).
Pandit ji’s career spans over 60 years and during that time he has collaborated with artists of the highest caliber all over the world. Audiences have been thrilled to hear his collaborations with Pandit Shivkumar Sharma ji (Santoor), John Mclaughlin (Guitarist), The Beatles, Yehudi Menuhin (Violinist) and so many more.
As a Guru (teacher), Pandit ji continues the rich tradition of the classical flute and has established Gurukuls (schools) all over India. Pandit ji also serves as the artistic director of the World Music Department at the Rotterdam Music Conservatory, Netherlands.
Pandit ji will be accompanied by Sri Sanju Sahai ji the current head of the Benares Gharana (school) of Tabla. Sanju ji represents the 6th generation of Tabla artists in his family and is the direct descendent of the founder of the school, Pandit Ram Sahai ji (1780-1826). Sanju ji is an acclaimed international artist across the realms of accompaniment and solo repertoires. He has collaborated and performed with artistic masters such as, Pandit Shivkumar Sharma ji (Santoor), Ustad Amjad Ali Khan Saheb (Sarod), Pandit Birju Maharaj ji (Kathak), Vidushi Girija Devi ji (Vocal), Pandit’s Rajan & Sajan Misra ji (Vocal), Akram Khan (Contemporary dance), Michael Nyman (Composer) and many more.
Sanju ji currently serves as the artistic director of Kaashi arts.
For more info, see the Kaashi Arts Website