The Bagri Foundation presents Strauss Reflected, an exciting performance that reveals the emotionally charged lives and music of the Strauss family through music and storytelling.
With his contagious enthusiasm and extraordinary storytelling skills, John Suchet unravels the family’s tensions, dramas and triumphs and provides the audience with key elements to appreciate their music.
The concert sheds fresh light on the shared roots of western and eastern musical traditions with Sinfonia Verdi, conducted by David Murphy, performing some of the most famous orchestral scores of the Strauss masters interspersed with improvised reflections and interpretations of their inner turmoil, by acclaimed Hindustani Classical vocalist Meeta Pandit accompanied by Hiren Chate on tabla.
Johann Strauss I: Beliebte Annen-Polka
Johann Strauss II: Gunstwerber
Josef Strauss: Sphärenklänge
Johann Strauss II: Tritsch Tratsch Polka; Overture Die Fledermaus; Emperor Waltz
Eduard Strauss: Elektrisch Polka
Johann Strauss II: Blue Danube
Johann Strauss I: Radetzky March
with vocal improvisations by Meeta Pandit accompanied by Hiren Chate on tabla.