Grand Union Orchestra at Rich Mix - Bengal to Bethnal green
Returning for 2014, The Grand Union Orchestra presents
Bengal to Bethnal Green
Celebrating Bengali music and the arts in East London
A monthly series of events including talks and discussions with famous writers and concerts featuring much-loved singers directed by international tabla star Yousuf Ali Khan.
The music is based on Bengali songs, both in traditional form and combined with contemporary styles reflecting the wide variety of music in Londonís East End today.
To find out more about Bengal to Bethnal Green, the Grand Union Orchestra and its music and musicians, go to:
Musicians from the Grand Union Orchestra regularly visit Bangladesh and work with local musicians; a fascinating documentary about one of these visits can be seen here http://vimeo.com/16830270