'Resonance 2017' mesmerises with myriad musical styles

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'Resonance 2017' mesmerises  with myriad musical styles

Melodies from varied genres, high-sprited acts and artistes from across the world, were all seen on the same platform at ‘Resonance 2017,’ an event by Toccata Musical Productions, UK, that was held at Ambedkar Bhavan on Sunday.

The event which was a creative synthesis of the finest music from the East and the West intended to promote cultural fellowship and share an array of music. Featuring songs by Michael Jackson, Eagles, Abba, Queen and Elton John, the show showcased a myriad musical styles. The performance by artistes from Toccata Musical Productions, UK and young musicians from the Bangalore Children’s Chorus, also included some beautiful renditions by guest artiste Frank Koine from Kenya.

The musical treat which was ideated by Sunil Paulraj, was conducted by Colin Scott and was held in aid of Holdsworth Memorial Hospital, Mysuru. The show saw it all — from familiar music to lively dance performances by artistes of Lourd Vijay Dance Studio, which left the audience asking for more. ‘Resonance 2017’ also saw artistes like Colet Selwyn, David Matthews, Fiona Keegan and Beatrice Weiss who mesmerised the audience with their musical prowess. Songs like ‘Heal the World,’ ‘The Prayer’ and ‘Streets of London’ left the audience awestruck and Frank’s version of ‘Malaika’ received great applause.

The audience was left impressed by the many acts on stage. Augustine Prakash, a businessman, who is a three-time visitor, said that this edition offered more variety and enthusiastic performances. “It is nice to see that the event also included dance pieces, which made the show very lively. Their musical offering connected to people from all ages and was a perfect mix,” he said.

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