Shankar Mahadevan to perform at Singapore's IHC CultureFest

Renowned musician Shankar Mahadevan will perform at a special curtain-raiser show of the Indian Heritage Centre’s CultureFest in Singapore on May 2, the IHC said.

The award-winning Indian musician will be premiering an original work entitled ‘Kaleidoscope: Musical Heritage of India’ during the CultureFest here, IHC said in a statement.┬áThe one-night-only concert, by IHC in collaboration with Arte Compass, will jointly present the Mahadevan-led concert and will feature some specially created compositions for the event, the statement said.

The IHC is a part of Singapore’s National Heritage Board and traces the history of the Indian and South Asian community in the Southeast Asian region.

The line-up will consist of a blend of genres including Classical Carnatic, Hindustani, Folk and other musical traditions such as Qawwalis, Thumris, Abhang as well as Jazz and Rock, it added.

“Shankar will be accompanied by extremely talented folk artists and a group of highly-skilled musicians on the flute, tabla, guitar, keyboard, and other instruments and┬átogether they promise to bring audiences on a pan-Indian journey of musical traditions and to experience the rich cultural heritage of India,” said the IHC.