AR Rahman and Director Shankar at KM Music Conservatory’s Opera Scenes 2017
KM Music Conservatory presented Opera Scenes ‘17 with scenes from DIE FLEDERMAUS by Cynthia Smith, Eric Forster and Natalaya Nosova and other short works. Music composer AR Rahman and director Shankar were present and were seen enjoying the show.
A unique element of the annual event was the Opera Scenes performance. Presented within a fully immersive visual and aural environment, each of their international vocal faculty presented a dramatized scene with their students in the western operatic tradition. In 2017, there will be short scenes presented:
‘Die Fledermaus’ Composed by Johann Strauss, Jr. Directed by: Dr. Cynthia Lucile Smith , Eric Förster & Natalaya Novosa with music from the Arumbakkam Camerata, Conducted by Dr. Jimmy Bunch Arranged by Aaron W. Smith
Nalacharitham – Conceived and directed by Sachin Shankor Mannath
About KM College of Music and Technology’s annual event:
Fast becoming a standard in Chennai’s cultural calendar, the annual event by KM Music Conservatory comprises three performances that showcase the talent of Chennai’s premier institution for Western and Hindustani classical music and Music Technology. With past performances in Music Academy, Museum Theatre and Sir Mutha Venkatasubba Rao Concert Hall, the KM Annual Event has now found its home in the KM College of Music and Technology auditorium in Arumbakkam.
AR Rahman and Director Shankar at KM Music Conservatory’s Opera Scenes 2017 – Press Release