Jewel in the CrownDate: Monday, 07 September, 2009
Heritage Shared 2009
Against the stunning backdrop of the Tower of London, ‘Tigerstyle' took over 200 people who gathered on the historic grounds, on a musical Journey through history. Launching this year's event series Heritage Shared, presented by the Anglo Sikh Heritage Trail, ‘Jewel in the Crown' made a mark in history being the first Sikh event at the Tower of London with live music inspired by the life of Maharajah Duleep Singh.
The classically trained Scottish Sikh brothers performed songs fusing traditional daadi raag with rich eclectic instrumentation. Crowds watched intently under the lit London skyline, "this is the perfect setting! I've really enjoyed the music, the underlying message is captivating. I learned a lot about the story of Duleep Singh". Harminder Talwar.
Tigerstyle said "The idea is to keep iconic Sikh figures alive through music, Maharani Jind, Ranjit Singh and their son Duleep, who spent his life living in England. Its valuable history that's shaped our connection to Britain"
Review by Narinder Kaur
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