Jasdeep Singh Degun, WOMAD at Home, 25/03

Posted on 25 March 2021

Tonight (Thursday 25th March) WOMAD at Home returns on at 8pm with a live stream from Jasdeep Singh Degun, the latest performance in the audio immersive series. The series brings together WOMAD Festival with Real World Studios, to bring the essence of WOMAD directly to an online audience.

Breaking down cultural boundaries with his extraordinary artistry and new approach to composition, virtuoso sitarist Jasdeep Singh Degun brings a youthful energy and vision to both Indian classical and contemporary music. He has performed all over the world in many high-profile productions and prestigious venues, including Buckingham Palace, the Amphitheatre in Doha, and the Royal Albert Hall at the 2014 BBC Proms. 

For his WOMAD At Home session, Jasdeep will perform a stunning piece of classical music from northern India, accompanied on tabla by Harkiret Bahra. The performance will be filmed live at Real World Studios and mixed in immersive 360° sound. This pristine immersive audio session will reveal the outstanding tonal beauty of these acoustic instruments captured in a unique recording space.

Catch the live stream of Jasdeep Singh Degun’s fully immersive recording on the WOMAD at Home site for free tonight (25th March) at 8pm. Turn your screens off, put your headphones on and enjoy this 360° audio experience which will transport you into the same space as the musicians. The session will be available to enjoy for a month after it’s initial broadcast this evening. Don’t miss out!