Wednesday 18 November 2015

INVITATION | Beethoven's Symphonies & Reading With The Tunes

Goethe-Zentrum and Hyderabad Western Music Foundation are pleased to invite you to a series of three lectures on symphonies by one of the greatest Western composers, Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827), who is regarded as a vital figure in the culmination of the “Viennese Classical” school of musical composition and in the launching of the Romantic era in Western culture. Three of his nine symphonies (major works for orchestra) will be discussed and heard in the lectures.

Beethoven’s Symphonies
18th November - Symphony No 5
19th November - Symphony No 3
20th November - Symphony No 7

Venue: Goethe-Zentrum, 20 Journalist Colony, Banjara Hills
Time: 6.30 pm All are welcome – Entry free
About the  ​s​peaker: Dr. Mark Lindley, a noted musicologist as well as an historian of modern India and a teacher of economics, has published more than a dozen books and more than 100 scholarly papers. Born in Washington DC in 1937, he studied at Harvard University (A.B.), the Juilliard School of Music (M.S.) and Columbia University (D. Phil.), and has taught at Columbia University, Washington University, Oxford University, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Istanbul Technical University, the University of Kerala and the Central University of Hyderabad, where he is currently the Chair Professor in the School of Economics.


Hyderabad Western Music Foundation is pleased to present “Reading With The Tunes”, a music & literature initiative… for youngsters by youngsters

“Reading With The Tunes” – 4th edition – CLASSICS
22nd November – 5-6pm @ Alliance Fran├žaise, Aurora Colony, Banjara Hills (lane next to Q-mart)

The British writer William Shakespeare is hailed as the greatest writer of all time. His literary works have been a source of inspiration for actors and musicians throughout the ages. Please join Reading With the Tunes to celebrate William Shakespeare through music and theatre!


“If music be the food of love, play on” Duke Orsino from Twelfth Night (Act I, Scene I)

Enjoy classical compositions of Bach, Vivaldi, Handel and Barrios performed by Niki Shukla and Tania Shukla (violin), Yu Jin Choi, Sung Jin Choi and Nicole Connolly Bhatia (flute trio), Harsh Saraf (classical guitar), Kovida Yalamanchi & Joe Koster (piano)

“All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players. They have their exits and their entrances; And one man in his time plays many parts" - Jaques from As You Like It (Act II, Scene 7)

Listen to excerpts from your favorite Shakespeare plays presented by these members of The Little Theatre Hyderabad, a group of people who love reading, from Comics to Classics: Ihita Varada, Manvi Vishy, Vidip Ganesh, Sarala Mahidhara, Shankar Melkot and Vijay Marur. All are welcome. Entry free.

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