Sun 24 November 2013 – Arkestra Makara at London EFG Jazz Festival, The Albany Douglas Way, Deptford, London, SE8 4AG 7.30pm
Arkestra Makara is a Pan-Asian chamber orchestra. It brings together musicians from across the continent, including Bhutan, India, Japan, the Maldives, Nepal, Burma, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea and Sri Lanka, as well as the UK.
Led by clarinetist Arun Ghosh and driven by a cross-continental swirl of gongs, percussion, lutes and harps, Arkestra Makara perform brand new compositions and works forged from re-imagined traditional forms. Highlights: