Saudha - Metaphysical Melodies of Ancient Minstrels | Aldgate Square

Sun Sep 24 2023 at 03:00 pm to 06:00 pm

Aldgate Square | London

Saudha, the Society of Poetry and Indian Music
Publisher/HostSaudha, the Society of Poetry and Indian Music
Saudha - Metaphysical Melodies of Ancient Minstrels | Aldgate Square
This is a unique and first of its kind production of ancient Indian, Persian & early European Music and poetry
About this Event

Curated by poet Ahmed Kaysher, the session in collaboration with Culture team of the city of London Corporation as part of its Bartholomew Fair, features Saudha's first of its kind music and spoken-words production, an ecstasy of hypnotic melodies of Early European e.g. Troubadour, ancient Indian e.g. Vaishnav as well as Persian Sufi music followed by a Bengali village opera (Ballad) - The Story of Gallinule Hunter - Binonder Kiccha.

Saudha Society of Poetry and Indian Music ( is a leading platform for South Asian as well other global classical arts. Saudha is critically acclaimed for its series of experimental productions merging poetry, music and painting seamlessly so that each can complement each other. Saudha attracted a diverse source of audiences from all different heritages through its series of presentations of mingling and bridging different arts from different corners of the world as the way of interpreting each other.

Saudha's production Frida Kahlo Through Indian classical music at the Royal Albert Hall has been highly praised by prominent ethno-musicologists, music and literature connoisseurs of the city and beyond.

Saudha's lyrics of Love at the SouthBank Centre and at Edinburgh Fringe and Chayanaut through Sebastian Bach at the House of Commons, Taste of Twilight at ICCR, Kolkata and the Welsh Parliament were critically acclaimed by major media and musicologists.

During Covid, Saudha took the first ever and historic initiative to connect leading musicians of the globe, writers, poets, painters and filmmakers from all across the world through virtual platforms and the sessions were hugely appreciated by the audiences from all around the globe


Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Aldgate Square, Aldgate High Street, London, United Kingdom


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