L'Offrande Lyrique Théâtre du Jeu de Paume, Aix-en-Provence 04 Nov 2016
04 novembre 2016
On 4 November 2016, as part of the ongoing Namasté France festival, ‘Jhankar musical group’ in collaboration with ‘Arts et Musiques en Provence’ association, presented “l’Offrande Lyrique” (the lyrical offering) to India’s great poet, Rabindranath Tagore through Rabindra Sangeet. This cultural event was organised at the beautiful 18th-century Italian-style theatre of Jeu de Paume in the city of Aix en Provence. Madhubanti Sarkar (vocal), Nabankur Bhattacharya (Tabla) and Maitryee Mahatma (Kathak) representing the musical traditions of India and Morgane Tréheux (poetry reading), Christian Fromentin (Violin and Gheytchak) and Philippe Gauby (Guitar) representing the western musical traditions portrayed a confluence of Indian and Western cultures, reflecting the universalism of Tagore’s ideas.