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Thursday, August 29, 2013

Maestro Llayaraja - Live Performance Sydney

Symphony Entertainers is proud to announce 'Maestro' Ilayaraaja's inaugural Sydney concert on the 22nd September at the Sydney Entertainment Centre. 
'Maestro' Ilayaraaja, a music composer, lyricist, singer and instrumentalist, is well renowned globally as one of the legends of the Indian music industry.   He has composed over 4500 songs and provided film scores for more than 950 Indian films in a career spanning more than 30 years, across a number of Indian languages, predominately Tamil, but also Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi.  
'The Maestro' as he is usually referred to, is one of the earliest Indian film composers to fuse Western, Indian folk and Carnatic elements to create a sublime experience for any listener.   He has composed Indian film songs that have amalgamated elements of genres such as Afro-tribal, disco, classical, jazz, pop, folk and rock’n’roll. 
His extensive knowledge of various music genres and styles alongside his methodological approach to composition and recording has allowed him to craft a rich tapestry of music and background scores that continue to be appreciated and enjoyed by all generations. 
As the winner of four Indian National Film Awards, three for Best Music Direction and one for Best Background Score and a recipient of the prestigious Padma Bhushan Award from the Government of India, 'Maestro' Ilayaraaja continues to enjoy popular and critical success and has attracted a loyal, diehard and ever expanding fan base around the world.

WHEN: Sat 21 September 2013
TIME: Starts at 5 PM

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