Surbandhan means a tie of melody. Through melody and interdisciplinary arts, it collaborates internationally to spread the practise of South Asian arts.
Specialising in Indian classical and Bengali music, this female led arts organisation spreads
the practise of Indian classical and Bengali
It has done extensive work in London from 2016, from Raaga Festival to Timeless Maestros of Bengal and is currently working on a biographical play, Nazrul. The play, which follows the strenuous life of one of South Asia’s greatest composers, is written by Piya Mayenin and set in the early 20th century.
Arts Council England supported the projects.
Nazrul fought poverty, illness, and prejudice to rise as one of the most powerful influencers of the sub-continent only to lose his voice and memory at the age of 41, in 1942.
Script & Director: Piya Mayenin
Classical music is an acquired taste in all cultures and related to the region that it is from. The reason why it is acquired taste is because it did not develop from the local and masses of people. Although the flavour of Indian classical music is related to the region that it is has emanated from, the aesthetics and principles of North Indian and South Indian classical music are formed from thousands of years of history, philosophy and from trial and error.
Bade Ghulam Ali Khan Saheb