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YAATRA III featuring Italian guitarist Roberto Corrias



YAATRA III featuring Italian guitarist Roberto Corrias

A collaboration between young artist award winner Meenakshy Bhaskar and flameco Italian guitarist Roberto Corrias

The journey of music and dance from India to Spain

To the choreography of Young Artist Award Winner, Ms. Meenakshy Bhaskar and the music composition of the renowned Italian flamenco guitarist Roberto Corrias, YAATRA III will showcase an eclectic mix of how the arts in India have made their way across land through Europe to Spain. The production will feature key aspects of Indian dance and chronicle the arduous spiritual journey taken by the gypsies from India all the way to Spain. Meenakshy Bhaskar capitalizes on her extensive background in several diverse dance styles to portray the adaption of dance styles along the way. Along with Roberto Corrias, Meenakshy explores the rhythm and heartbeat of the gypsies as they stole their way to Europe.

Roberto Corrias received his degree in music with an instrumental specialization in guitar from the Italian Conservatory of of Music. He refined his academic studies, initially, attending Castres University of Music in France, further perfecting his artistic specialization through collaborative encounters with Spain's best known artists of classical and flamenco guitar in Seville, Cordoba, Granada, and Jerez. Since 1978, Roberto Corrias has been studying, teaching, performing, and carrying out extensive research on the artistic expression and language of guitar throughout the Mediterranean, expanding across the globe.Roberto has just released his 3rd CD earlier this year. With numerous concerts behind him, Mr. Corrias continues to tour as a solo performer, and in artistic collaboration, throughout Europe, North Africa and, more recently, US.

Tickets: 35 S$ & 30 S$

For further information please call: (+65) 6336 6537


Date: Saturday, August 28, 2010