Source: The Hindu; Author: P. S. Suryanarayana; Photo Courtesy: lifeisbtter.com

An unusual concert of Indian and Chinese classical music was held in Singapore on Friday night, reverberating to the city-state’s reputation as a host to diverse cultures. Starring with India’s U. Srinivas with his mandolin and China’s Liu Yuening with her yangqin, also called the Chinese piano, the concert was a blend of instrumental music from the two ancient civilisations. Srinivas held the centre-stage, while both he and Liu displayed their individualistic styles. The others in the team were Vijay Ghate (tabla), Selvaganesh (kanjira), both from India, besides Zhu Lin and Wang Yi Jen, both from the Singapore Chinese orchestra. The event was organised by the Singapore-based Arte Compass.

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