Esplanade Presents | Kalaa Utsavam – Indian Festival of Arts


Garuda – King of Birds

An Esplanade Production
25 & 26 Nov 2017Sat & Sun
11am & 2pm
11am & 2pm
45mins (no intermission)
Esplanade Recital Studio
Admission age: 2 and above.
Advisory: Recommended for children ages 4–8 years.
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Look at the sky! It’s a bird, it’s a plane, no it’s…Garuda! With wings so wide they could cover the sky, and feathers so strong they could change the weather, you would never see a bird quite as fantastic. Come join Garuda on his adventures, told through music, story and dance, as he sets out to the heavens to find the magic nectar and save his mother from the evil curse of his cousins, the serpents.

From the team that brought you 2016’s sold-out hit Utterly Butter-ly Stories of Krishna comes Garuda – King of Birds, written by Pooja Nansi and directed by Carina Hales, featuring music by Renu Suresh and choreography by Sreedevy Viju. Starring Norhaizad Adam* as Garuda and Sangeetha Dorai as the mysterious narrator.

Dancers: Sreedevy Viju, Thirunalini Palaniappan and Anu Rajendran
Percussion: Sathis Kumar
Veena: Nishtha Anand
Violin/Oud: Ismahairie Putra
Cello: Gan Ying Ying

*Due to unforeseen circumstances, Norhaizad Adam replaces Soti Rampati Dwivid in the role of Garuda.

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