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An award-winning sitarist of the new generation

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'The premise of East and West is no longer relevant". Songlines spoke to the award-winning sitar player Jasdeep Singh Degun, who recently premiered his first concerto with the Orchestra of Opera North

Having graduated from SOAS in 2015, Jasdeep is rapidly establishing himself as an award-winning musician in both Indian classical and contemporary music scenes. We sat down with Jasdeep to find out more.

"This concerto was an absolute delight...I can’t praise this work, and it's composer, highly enough." (Tyke it to the limit)

Ahead of Jasdeep Singh Degun's new sitar concerto Arya, Jasdeep appears on BBC Radio 4 (Front Row) and BBC Radio 3 (In Tune)

Award-winning young sitarist and composer Jasdeep Singh Degun will premiere Arya, his new concerto for sitar and orchestra, with the Orchestra of Opera North at Huddersfield Town Hall on 23 February 2020. 

During 2019-2020, contemporary classical music ensemble, Psappha, will be running a 'Composing for...' scheme to support and develop 24 emerging composers who are interested in learning more about writing for the instruments included in this year’s programme.

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