On stage for a noble cause

In concert

The Toccata Musical Productions UK is back in the city once again and this time they will present two shows of ‘Resonance 2017’ — a creative synthesis of some of the finest music from the East and West integrated with the objective of promoting cultural fellowship and sharing a rich array of music.The concert will celebrate music and cultures from India, UK, Ireland and Kenya.

The production will bring together some of UK’s best musicians from London’s West End, feted soloists from Ireland and London and celebrity artistes from Kenya. The musicians will be accompanied by a 50-member strong Toccata choir from UK, a team of 50 gifted children from Bangalore Children’s Chorus and the renowned Kenyan Boys Choir.

The team has been rehearsing for the past eight months under the direction of Colin Scott in UK and the Children’s Choir under the baton of Maya Mascarenhas in Bengaluru. All the money raised from the concerts will go towards the construction of the new wing and upgradation of infrastructure at the Holdsworth Memorial Hospital, Mysuru. Toccata has already donated medical equipment worth Rs 20 million to the hospital.

The artistes who will perform during the concert are Frank Koine (tenor), Alex Postlethwaite on violin and Derrick Coonghe on flute/ clarinet/ saxophone. There will be two shows of ‘Resonance 2017’ on February 12, 3.30 pm and 7 pm, at Dr Ambedkar Bhavan, Millers Road and one on February 18, 7 pm, at Manasa Gangothri, Open Theatre, Mysuru. Tickets for the concert are available on www.bookmyshow.com

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