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Mumbai

India

Concert: 1/21/19Days of Action: 1/21 - 1/23
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Tata Theatre

NCPA

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Days of Action

Culture & social cohesion in a plural society

January 21

A New Conversation 2019 Residency

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G5A, Mahalaxmi
10:00AM - 6:00PM

Mumbai artists from a diverse cross-section of music, spoken word, and performance backgrounds collaborated to produce original music and creative work inspired by Bach’s cello suites.

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Indians in Western Classical Music

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Afternoon

A group of Western Classical musicians from around India came together with Yo-Yo Ma to rehearse a new string ensemble arrangement by Indian pianist and conductor Parvesh Java of celebrated Mumbai-based composer Vanraj Bhatia’s piece “Reverie”.

January 22

A New Conversation 2019 Residency

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G5A, Mahalaxmi
10:00AM - 6:00PM

Mumbai artists from a diverse cross-section of music, spoken word, and performance backgrounds collaborated to produce original music and creative work inspired by Bach’s cello suites.

Workshop in Worli Koliwada

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Afternoon

A group of students from Worli Koliwada shared music with Yo-Yo Ma and explored the role of performance and culture in their community. Part of an ongoing relationship between G5A Foundation for Contemporary Culture and Worli Koliwada residents.

Pop-up Outdoor Performance

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6:30 PM

In a special informal performance, Yo-Yo Ma appeared for a pop-up in the city to play a selection from Bach’s suites for solo cello, in the spirit of reflection on Mumbai’s past and future.

January 23

A New Conversation 2019 Residency

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G5A, Mahalaxmi
10:00AM - 4:00PM

Mumbai artists from a diverse cross-section of music, spoken word, and performance backgrounds collaborated to produce original music and creative work inspired by Bach’s cello suites.

Cultural Conversation

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CSMVS Museum Lawns, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Fort
5:30 PM

Yo-Yo Ma joined filmmaker Nandita Das and Carnatic vocalist, author and activist TM Krishna to discuss culture’s role in Mumbai, India and the world, moderated by global cultural theorist Homi K. Bhabha. What role does cultural creativity play in a time where communities are divided by ideologies of exclusion and division? How do the arts shape our senses so that we can create a culture of civic life that respects and nurtures the diverse and plural sensibilities of those with whom we share the planet? In association with CSMVS Mumbai and the Asia Society India Centre.

A New Conversation 2019 Performances

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G5A, Mahalaxmi
4:00PM - Late

Artists and culture-makers from throughout Mumbai came together to celebrate and explore how culture connects us across identities and genres. In a unique event of performances that activated G5A’s many spaces, in a resuscitated warehouse in the mill district of Central Mumbai, spoken word artists, theatre-makers, food and pop-ups, and local musicians came together to put inclusive art into action, and showcase its power to catalyze change. The creative culmination of the three-day collaborative residency, बेबाक Bebak (Hindi for “Fearless”), closed the evening. Co-produced by G5A Foundation for Contemporary Culture.

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