Spectrum: Global Bollywood Music
Spectrum is an exciting new initiative in programming, highlighting the global influences of Toronto’s dance and musical landscape. Conceptualized and curated by Pratibha Arts and its artistic director, Bageshree Vaze, Spectrum features some of the city’s finest dance and music collaboratives, including Global Bollywood. The performace highlights the genius of celebrated music directors such as Shankar Jaikishan, R.D. Burman, A. R. Rahman and Shankar Ehsaan Loy through live music and interactive dance, with musical direction by Sundar Vishwanathan and featuring a cast of Toronto's musicians, including Bageshree Vaze, Jaron Freeman-Fox, Kevin Laliberte, Chris Gartner and many more. Sundar Vishwanathan is a celebrated saxophonist, jazz musician and scholar of music history, including the history of Bollywood music and its influences.