Be the Change : Contemporary Music & Dance Performance

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Date(s) - 06/05/2018
7:30 pm

Sir Mutha Venkatasubba Rao Concert Hall, Lady Andal School


Alliance Française of Madras
with the support of Saint Gobain as AFM Gold Sponsor, The Park – Chennai as Hospitality Partner & as Online Partner present



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Contemporary music and dance performance:  It is a confluence of two cultures through music and dance. The musical compositions are a blend of the Oriental and the West. Similarly the dance is a coming together of different cultures.

The  team will be composed of 4 people: John Anthony, guitarist /composer, Rahul CR the  bassist, vocalist Akhil J Chand together forming the group kARNATRiix,  featuring Claire Le Michel  singer, choreographer, dancer.  She has a theatre and dance company in France and manages the design of stage and lighting along with Sylvain Dufour.


John Anthony and Claire Le Michel met in Trivandrum in Feb 2017. They shared thoughts on improvisations of Music and dance. They came up with an experimental video where Claire danced to Johnny’s guitar

The Theme:

The show starts in darkness paying homage to The Gurus with Sanskrit Mantra Chants bleeding into “Angels Dust”. It begins before dawn and ends at sunset traversing through different emotions. The performance will be backed by sounds of nature and short French poems. The guiding thread of the performance is the relationship of Nature to its own nature, and the search for peace.

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