German Orchestra to pay tribute to A. R. Rahman
A.R. Rahman along with The German Film Orchestra Babelsberg is all set to write a new chapter in the history of musical collaboration with a unique endeavour titled “Classic Incantations – The German Film Orchestra Babelsberg performs A.R. Rahman”. The concert tour will travel to five cities across India from January 20, 2012 to January 29, 2012 and is exclusively presented by Lapp India. The concert tour marks the centenary year of both Studio Babelsberg and Indian Cinema that started out back in 1912. Under the aegis of “Germany and India 2011-2012: Infinite Opportunities”, this collaboration is a lighthouse event that brings alive the vibrant exchange in art and culture laying a strong emphasis on the historical friendship between India and Germany.
Choir members from A.R. Rahman’s K.M. Music Conservatory, Chennai and renowned soloists will join the Orchestra with performances scheduled in Mumbai followed by Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata and Bangalore. Key highlights of this concert include evergreen compositions from Rahman’s illustrious music career arranged by Matt Dunkley ( London) who will conduct the concerts.