If you live in Mumbai you’re in for a treat. The NCPA has a variety of cultural events in the upcoming days that you can treat yourself to. INTERNATIONAL MUSIC
An Evening of Brazilian Jazz (16 July 2022, 6:30 pm)
The Adil Manuel Collective
The Adil Manuel Collective brings to you a very special Brazilian jazz set. It will present music by Brazilian jazz musicians and composers like Hermeto Pascoal, Tom Jobim, and more. The Collective will feature Samantha Noella (vocals), Yohaan Pissurlenker (bass), Pranoy Praveen (drums), Anand Bhagat (percussions), Siddharth Shankar and Adil Manuel (guitar), and also a few guest musicians.
Young Talent (20 July 2022, 6:30 pm)
An NCPA & The Stop-Gaps Cultural Academy Presentation
The Budding Brigade concert gives musically talented children between the ages of seven and fifteen the opportunity to perform on stage before a discerning audience.
NCPA Legends (23 July 2022, 6:30 pm)
A Tribute to Chaka Khan & Stevie Wonder by Holly Petrie
Weaving together the tracks of Stevie Wonder and Chaka Khan, Holly Petrie takes us on a journey through popular music history telling a story of the evolution of R&B, funk and soul.
Catalyst (21 July 2022, 6:30 pm)
An evening celebrating choreographies born during lockdown
Kuchipudi by Parvathy Menon, Odissi by Mitali Varadkar & Shreya Sabharwal and Kathak by Sanjukta Sinha & troupe.
Reality Check (21 July 2022, 6:30 pm)
An NCPA Presentation in collaboration with Cinema Collective
English Film (51 mins)
Happiness Class is a journey through the unique and fascinating world of children: their preoccupations, their worries, and most importantly, their idea of happiness.
Movies Under the Stars (22 July 2022, 6:30 pm)
The Cameraman (1928)
(B&W – 69 mins)
The Cameraman is a 1928 American silent comedy widely considered to be Buster Keaton’s last great masterpiece.
Lucia Di Lammermoor (23 July 2022, 4:00 pm)
An NCPA – The Metropolitan Opera (New York) Presentation
Sung in Italian with English Subtitles
Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848) composed about 75 operas plus orchestral and chamber music in a career abbreviated by mental illness and premature death. Most of his works disappeared from the public eye after his death but…
Prima Facie (27 July 2022, 6:00 pm)
An NCPA-National Theatre Live (London) Presentation
Tessa is a young, brilliant barrister. She has worked her way up from working-class origins to be at the top of her game; defending, cross-examining and winning. An unexpected event forces her to confront the lines where the patriarchal power of the law, burden of proof and morals diverge.
NCPA Promising Artistes Series (22 July 2022, 6:30 pm)
Tanay Rege (tabla)
Somdatta Chatterjee (khayal)
Tanay Rege has studied the tabla for seven years under Praveen Karkare at Sharda Sangeet Vidyalaya. Currently, he is continuing the taleem of Punjab gharana under Yogesh Samsi as part of ‘Support to Guru’ initiative.
Born in a musical family in 1994, Somdatta Chatterjee has been primarily trained under the guidance of her father Subhasish Chatterjee, uncle Snehasish Chatterjee (one of the senior disciples of Jayanta Bose) and grandmother Arati Chatterjee (disciple of the exponent of Bishnupur gharana Gopeshwar Bandopadhyay).
Parvaaz ka Agaaz: Wings of Fire (29 July 2022, 6:30 pm)
A musical drama on the life of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam
Script & soundtrack: Gulzar
An NCPA Presentation in association with Sanskaar Valley School, Bhopal
Over 60 students of the Sanskaar Valley School, Bhopal, through lyrical dance movements and theatrical representation, enact the various events that influenced Kalam and led him to achieve all that he did in life…
Crave Showcase (24 July 2022, 6:30 pm)
Language – English/Hindi
Host: Roshan Abbas
Performers: Akanksha Sethi, Yahya Bootwala, Rakesh Tiwari, Salman Elahi, Priya Malik, Harpreet, Rahul Shah and some surprise acts…
PHOTOGRAPHY AND EXHIBITION
Art for Concern presents “The Annual Monsoon Show” (21 – 22 July, 2022)
Returning in a live format after 2 years, the show features artworks by established and contemporary artists. Art for Concern with its socio-economic commitment uses the funds raised to support and implement projects implemented by Concern India Foundation across the country.