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    Orchestral Qawwali

    Sat 25 Jun, 7.30pm
    Queen Elizabeth Hall
    Classical music
    £15 ⁠–⁠ £75
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    ORCHESTRAL QAWWALI
    Andy Porter Photography
    ★★★★

    ‘hugely moving’

    The Scotsman

    A captivating combination of Sufi poetry, rich orchestral arrangements and Indian classical dance, presented by a 35-member ensemble.

    Made up of composer and arranger Rushil, singer Abi Sampa and tabla player Amrit Dhuffer, the Orchestral Qawwali Project is the first of its kind.

    It has found an entirely new way to frame the deep reverence and spiritual rapture associated with qawwali, a form of Sufi devotional music.

    Since the release of its debut single in 2020, the Project has been met with widespread success.

    Its work has garnered critical acclaim across the spectrum, support from PRS and the Arts Council as well as collaborations with industry heavyweights such as AR Rahman.

    The group now comes together with a 30-piece chamber orchestra and dancer Vidya Patel for their highly anticipated London debut.

    ★★★★★

    ‘remarkable... powerful... uplifting’

    The Skinny
    ★★★★

    ‘A stunner’

    The Times

    Dates & times

    Sat 25 Jun, 7.30pm
    Approximate run time: 180 mins.
    Run times may vary by up to 20 minutes as they can be affected by last-minute programme changes, intervals and encores.

    Price

    • Standard entry£15 ⁠–⁠ £75*
    • Concessions25%**


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