Date: Thursday 16 February 2017
Venue: Sidney Myer Music Bowl
This is not A.R.Rahman’s concert. He will take to the stage as a special guest only.
The Music of AR Rahman celebrates his incredible contribution to the world of film music. It is led by AR Rahman’s long term collaborator UK Conductor Matt Dunkley, with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra performing AR Rahman’s compositions. The orchestra will be joined by international guest soloists Navin Iyer on flute and Asad Ali Khan on sitar, as well as vocal soloists and the 30-voice Melbourne Symphony Orchestra chorus. AR Rahman will take to the stage as Special Guest, which will be his only appearance in Australia.
The Music of A.R.Rahman Presented by Arts Centre Melbourne in association with Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and CHARINDAA. Asia TOPA is a joint initiative of the Sidney Myer Fund and Arts Centre Melbourne and is supported by the Australian and Victorian Governments.