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News

Wednesday, October 09, 2019

We would like to thank everyone for attending the SOLD OUT Anomaly concert at the Purcell Room last Friday. The concert was a triumphant success and we were lucky to have eminent musicians Nitin Sawhney, Anoushka Shankar and Smt. Sukanya Shankar, Swati Natekar, and Pandit Sanju Sahai in the audience.

 

We would also like to thank all the musicians and organisations involved who have made this event possible!

 

Please keep your eyes peeled for news on the release of the debut album, Anomaly. 

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Jasdeep Singh Degun has recently been commissioned by Opera North to write a new concerto for sitar and orchestra. The concerto will be premiering at the Huddersfield town hall in Feb 2020. 

Composed and performed by the award-winning sitarist Jasdeep Singh Degun, Arya is an exciting new concerto. Simmering with grandeur and emotionally charged music, the melody moves from the sitar around the orchestra in gorgeous sweeps of sound.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

An interview with Jasdeep was recently featured on the Narc Magazine website. 

'We get to know sitar player Jasdeep Singh Degun a little better ahead of his performance at Sage Gateshead on Friday 19th October as part of Gem Arts’ Riverside Ragas.'

Please click the link to read the full interview

Taraash wins at the Royal Television Society student Awards!

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

The short film, 'Taraash', has been awarded 'Best Factual' and 'Best Cinematography' at the Royal Television Society student Awards 2018. Jasdeep scored the soundtrack for Taraash late last year. 

Lead Composer for Score it! Project

Friday, June 01, 2018

Jasdeep has been announced as the lead composer on an exciting new project involving the SAA-uk Music Academy students. “Score it!” is a new project that will empower 20 talented young students of the North Indian Music Academy to perform their favourite film theme tunes and soundtracks on their Indian classical instruments. Students will perform these innovative covers to the people of Leeds and its visitors during a range of performances which will take place between August and December 2018. Jasdeep is supported by musicians Ustad Harjinderpal Singh, and Sri Bhupinder Singh Chaggar.

Concert with the Hamburg Symphony Orchestra

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Jasdeep recently performed with the Hamburg Symphony Orchestra in concert at the Hochschule fur Musik and Theatre, Germany. The concert premiered a specially commissioned work titled ONE written by Dijana Boskovic exploring the oneness of sound.

Taraash: A Short Film

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Jasdeep recently had the opportunity to score the soundtrack for an upcoming independent short film titled Taraash, due to be released in 2018.

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Jasdeep will be performing at the Darbar Festival 2017 alongside the Kathak maestro Dheerandra Tiwari at Sadler's Wells, London this November.

 

Dynamic and soulful kathak perfomer Dheerandra Tiwari then showcases his lively performance style exploring the dance form itself, inspired by the Advaita philosophy teachings about how to reach a state of spiritual bliss, revealed to gods.

The performance will also be broadcasted on Sky Arts (channel 122) on the 14th December at 5pm. 

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Jasdeep acts as Music Director for an exciting new production on the Partition of India.

 

SAA-uk and Opera North presents a multimedia performance bringing together Indian classical music, original images, film and interviews to tell the emotional journey of the 1947 Partition of India. Featuring Kirpal Singh on Tar Shehnai, together with cello (Liz Hanks) and viola (Vijay Venkat), this is a story of loss - but also survival, love and freedom.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

An interview with Jasdeep was recently featured on the Grewal Twins website. 

"With no musical family background, Jasdeep's story is truly inspiring for us. At the young age of 25, he already has countless awards to his name, and more recently was awarded a Sky Academy Arts Scholarship. We have both had the privilege of performing numerous times alongside Jasdeep Singh Degun - the young Sitarist from Leeds who is well on his way to becoming a rising star in the Indian Classical music scene."

Please click the link to read the full interview

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