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Back to the Blues with Aruna Sairam and Soumik Datta, 15 March ©Rehmat Rayatt

Squared Kufic Script © The Prince's School of Traditional Arts

Illuminating India Events Programme in Partnership with the Science Museum © Nan Melville

South Asian Block Printing at The Prince's School of Traditional Arts

Back to the Blues with Aruna Sairam & Soumik Datta

15 March 2018, 7:30pm, St John's Smith Square

The Bagri Foundation, in association with Soumik Datta Arts, presents a unique evening of Indian contemporary music. In a special performance, one of the greatest classical music voices of India, Aruna Sairam collaborates with leading British Indian composer and sarod virtuoso Soumik Datta to explore the connections between Carnatic and Western musical traditions.


The Bagri Foundation, a UK registered charity, was established in 1990. It was set up to provide philanthropic assistance through education, relief-work, the advancement of health and the preservation of Asia’s cultural heritage.


We are proud to forge partnerships with a number of established organisations. These include: Asia House, London Indian Film Festival, Soumik Datta Arts, The Prince's School of Traditional Arts, The Royal Opera House, University of Oxford's Classical Art Research Centre, Shubbak and the Science Museum.