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Symphony of Santoor
Start DateFeb 21 2020
Duration2 hr 30 min
Symphony of Santoor features the accomplished santoor player Rahul Sharma live in concert with Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra. This is a world premiere event and features a confluence of the rich musical traditions of India with western classical music. The concert features a range of Indian classical ragas, folk, and light classical music compositions rearranged for orchestra, with the 100-stringed santoor as the main solo instrument. With over 60 released albums, Rahul Sharma has experimented with his music and taken the santoor into various genres from classical to folk to new age and world fusion. His album Namaste India with Kenny G is still one of the best selling fusion albums from India. Rahul will be accompanied by Ojas Adhiya (tabla) and Avinash Chandrachud (piano) and the 46-piece Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra.
The underground municipal car park linked to Artscape is open for public parking from 17:00 on weekdays and an hour before the starting time of shows on weekends. It closes at 24:00. The parking fee is R24.00 and R15.00 for pensioners.Wheelchair Access
Limited facilities for wheelchairs areavailable in the Opera House and Theatre in accordance with safety regulations. Wheelchair seats can be booked at the Artscape Box Office, at any Computicket outlet, or through the Computicket call centre. Please note that the Arena is not wheelchair friendly. Toilets for wheelchair-bound patrons aresituated in the Marble and Chandelier Foyers of the Opera House and on the lower level of the Theatre Foyer. Limited parking bays are available for bona fide Disabled Parking Disc Holders in the tunnel area opposite the Stage Door entrance, and in the staff parking area. A drop-off facility is available in the tunnel area for patrons who have difficulty walking. Prior arrangements in all regards should be made with the Theatre Manager.Wheelchairs
Disable Parking and Wheelchairs are available on site but should be pre-booked by contacting Artscape Dial-a-seat on 021 421 7695