The composer Naresh Sohal was born in 1939 in the Punjab in northern India and went to Britain in 1962 to study western music, being one of the first Indian composers to devote himself to it wholly. Since then he has composed many works performed by renowned orchestras and eminent conductors like the New York Philharmonic Orchestra under Zubin Mehta and the BBC Symphony Orchestra under Sir Andrew Davis. Naresh Sohal has written orchestral works but also chamber-music, choral works, two chamber operas and a ballet.
Author: House of World Cultures
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New Perspectives from India
(19 September 03 - 16 November 03)