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Sonia Sabri Company: SALAAM

Start date: 14 Mar 2015

End date: 14 Mar 2015

Time: 8.00pm

Price: £10 and £8

Venue: mac, Birmingham

Venue address: mac, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Website: macbirmingham.co.uk

Box office: 0121 446 3232

Salaam literally meaning ‘peace’ is Sonia Sabri Company’s latest double programme with a stunning presentation of solo Tabla and Kathak dance. Internationally acclaimed Sonia and Sarvar return to their home venue mac to perform their long awaited performance.

Salaam opens with a rare treat of solo tabla music by the world- renowned maestro Sarvar Sabri. He belongs to the Ajrara Gharana (school) of Tabla music which emphasises on intricate finger-work and rhythmic compositions that leaves audiences spell bound.The second half displays Sonia’s distinctive personal style of Kathak dance accompanied with live music including  melodious vocals by versatile artist Shoma Dey.

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.

If you’ve ever wondered where beat-boxing and rapping originates from, this is a show that will reveal the roots and more wonders!

Find out more about Sonia Sabri Company on their websiteFacebook and Twitter.

“full of vibrant energy…uplifting and highly enjoyable.” (Londondance.com)
“Such an incredible musicality, it was impossible not to gaze in wonder and adoration… An uplifting crescendo of music and dance” (Dance Europe)

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