Cultural Events

Les Choeurs de Sartène at St Paul Cathedral

Jean-Paul Poletti, the renowned Corsican singer and composer got his initial training in music from Vincent Orsini. He moved to Italy and stayed there till 1970, where he diligently studied counterpoint classes and harmony at the famous chorus school of Cantarum in Florence and Sienna. Men’s Choir oscillates between the popular and sacred attempting to convey a strong emotion, a ... Read More »

Ciné club – Un Drôle de Paroissien

Un drôle de paroissien by Jean-Pierre Mocky (1963) A ruined aristocrat family refuses completely to follow the new law about work. Thanks to God, who inspires them, they find themselves stealing from the Church. The problem is that Inspector Bridoux is investigating… One of the most famous and best movie of Jean-Pierre Mocky which is against religion in a sweet ... Read More »

Screening of La French at Basusree Cinema

For the nineth film of the French film cycle presented by the Alliance française du Bengale and l’Institut Français en Inde in collaboration with Basusree Cinema, we are happy to screen for you La French, by the French film director Cédric Jimenez. So, don’t forget to wake up on time, on Sunday 27th November 2016 and join us at 10:30 am to enjoy ... Read More »

Tam de Villiers Quartet

For the the best part of a decade, the quartet of British-born guitarist, Tam de Villiers, has been striving for musical authenticity, compositional originality and honest group interplay. Avoiding pastiche of the past and present, and deftly side-stepping the fleeting musical trends of the moment, the aim here is to explore a personal take on the human experience, defying genres ... Read More »

Jean du Voyage concert at What’s Up Café

Frenchman Jean du Voyage loves exploring India’s rich traditional music in his electronic soundscape For French turntablist and beatmaker, Jean du Voyage, electronic music is never complete without a blend of tradition in it. The veteran musician, who has been etching his sounds around the world since 1998, is also an eclectic sound explorer with a keen interest in various ... Read More »

Gael Horellou Identité : Jazz from La Réunion Island

Colorful jazz married with the rhythmic timbres of the Indian Ocean, Maloya from Reunion Island tinged with the harmonies of American jazz, Identité’s music navigates the world of these two “black musics”. “An identity to be found somewhere between a creole cabin roof and the red bricks of Brooklyn.” In 2011, Gael Horellou discovered Reunion and fell in love with ... Read More »

Jean du Voyage concert at Le Boudoir

Frenchman Jean du Voyage loves exploring India’s rich traditional music in his electronic soundscape For French turntablist and beatmaker, Jean du Voyage, electronic music is never complete without a blend of tradition in it. The veteran musician, who has been etching his sounds around the world since 1998, is also an eclectic sound explorer with a keen interest in various ... Read More »

Ciné club – César et Rosalie

César et Rosalie by Claude Sautet (1972) Since she has been divorced from Antoine, Rosalie is sharing her life with César. She had a little daughter with Antoine but it seems that she is the only link which still exists between them. Suddenly comes David who is an old lover and Rosalie inevitably falls in love with him again. Realizing ... Read More »

Jean du Voyage – Scratch workshop

Beatmaker, producer, turntablist and awarded DJ (DMC, IDA, TKO) Jean is a passionated musician who carries his turntables and vynils on stage since 1998. As a big traveller and a passionate of the cultures of the world, he takes rhythm and sounds from everywhere to create his music. His first album Mantra is composed with various guests who bring their ... Read More »