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Indian Spring Colours

Saturday 29th February – Sunday 1st February – Monday 2nd March 2020

Presented in association with GemArts

As we approach Holi, the Indian spring festival of colours, join us to mark the season with a series of concerts bring you the best of Hindustani classical music. The spring is celebrated in the Indian arts as a time of new life, playfulness and the appreciation of beauty, and Indian music is perfectly adapted to capture these moods. Whatever the weather outside, immerse yourself in our celebration of the coming spring with superb exponents of the classical raga tradition.

A pre-festival talk with Apoorva Gokhale will take place in the venue before the first concert, at 6.45pm on Saturday 29th February.

An installation from the exhibition "Khyal: Music and Imagination" will be presented in connection with the concerts on the Saturday and Sunday in the Music Department.

Festival pass: £16, Students £6
(gives access to all three concerts)


There is also another forthcoming related event: Holi Festival at the Oriental Museum
Saturday 14th March, 12 noon to 5pm
Welcome the spring season to Durham with a special Holi Festival! The event will include timed powder throws with a free environmentally and skin-kind powder sachet of brightly coloured Holi powder for each participant. Alongside powder throws, there will also be free craft activities with a ticket. Charges apply, for more information visit the website