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Sonia Sabri Company: Salaam

Start date: 1 Jul 2016

End date: 1 Jul 2016

Time: 8 pm

Price: £12

Venue: The Lichfield, Garrick Theatre & Studio, Castle Dyke, Lichfield WS13 6HR

Venue address: The Lichfield, Garrick Theatre & Studio, Castle Dyke, Lichfield WS13 6HR


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Salaam meaning ‘peace’ is Sonia Sabri Company’s latest stunning creation. This double-bill programme cleverly weaves a dialogue between live music and Kathak dance, celebrating harmony, inner –stillness and the simple bliss of being alive.

Kathak is an exhilarating dance experience with an astounding display of precise footwork, eloquent gesture, rapid turns and heart-pounding rhythms.  Internationally acclaimed for her unique presentations, Sonia revisits the impact of Indian dance with evocative live music woven with Persian rhyme and spirit.

Salaam combines a rare treat of Tabla music by a world-renowned maestro. Sarvar Sabri performs outstanding compositions of rhythm, with complexity and speed, through his unique finger work. The talented Shoma Dey joins Sarvar Sabri and performs endearing musical patterns on the harmonium accompanied with powerful vocals, which fuel and vibrates a resonance in the performance.

Salaam was originally created in response to the unrest around the world and aims to refocus and reminisce on all that is good. If you’ve ever wondered where beat-boxing and rapping originates from, this is a show that will reveal the roots and more wonders!