Sage Gateshead and Gem Arts present...
Riverside Ragas: DIVINE MOMENTS
by Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt
Creator of the Mohan Veena and Grammy Award winner, Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt has mesmerized the world with his pristine pure, delicate yet fiery music.
The Mohan Veena is a modified version of the steel guitar which blends the Hawaiian slide guitar with traditional Indian sitar, sarod, and vina techniques.
Vishwa Mohan Bhatt has become an international cultural ambassador of Indian music. He has recorded numerous albums and was awarded the Grammy Award for his album A Meeting by the River with Ry Cooder (1993). Other accolades include Padma Bhushan, Padma Shri and the Sangeet Natak Academy from the Indian Government for his contribution to music.
Presented by GemArts and Sage Gateshead.
This concert is part of a national tour presented by Asian Arts Agency.
ℹ️ Useful Information
Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.
5.30pm: Bars open
7.30pm: Doors to Sage Two
8pm – 8.45pm: First half
9.05pm – 10.30pm: Second half
11pm: Last orders
Timings are subject to change
North East first timer – £5
Under 25s – £7.50
Family ticket – £35 (up to two adults and two children)
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