Soumik Datta: Arts Rising
Bringing his digital works to the stage for the first time, Soumik Datta pairs an interactive film with musicians, dancers, and the sound of his sarod.
Energising and uplifting, the show explores the meeting point between the climate emergency and social injustice.
This performance includes a special preview of Datta’s new work, Hope Notes, which is being created in residence at the Southbank Centre.
As well as being known for playing the sarod, Soumik Datta is a composer, producer, bandleader, TV presenter and co-founder of the creative hub Soumik Datta Arts.
This event is part of our Purcell Sessions, which encourage artists to expand the scope of their work through collaborations and new ventures into unknown territory.
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- Standard entry£5*
* Excludes £3.50 booking fee.
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An accessible toilet is located in the foyer.
A Changing Places toilet is located on Level 1 Royal Festival Hall next to the JCB Glass Lift, for the exclusive use of disabled people who need personal assistance to use the toilet.
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