Nitin Sawhney to perform at 2019 OzAsia Festival

By Our Reporter
Nitin Sawhney photographed in Brixton, London on 7th June 2017

Award-winning multi-instrumentalist and orchestral composer Nitin Sawhney will perform at the 2019 OzAsia Festival with the Australian premiere of Beyond Skin—Revisited to celebrate 20 years since the release of his seminal album, Beyond Skin.

Sawhney has had a rich and varied career since Beyond Skin’s 1999 release, working across music, film, television, theatre and dance. The British-Indian producer and composer has released 20 albums and scored 60 films (including Warner Bros’ Mowgli). In 2017 he received the Ivor Novello Lifetime Achievement Award.

Sawhney will present Beyond Skin—Revisited at London’s prestigious Royal Albert Hall on September 26 before appearing at the 2019 OzAsia Festival on 17 October.

Siti Nurhaliza

South East Asia’s biggest pop star, Siti Nurhaliza is a best-selling singer-songwriter with over 23 years in the music industry, will also be performing. Since winning a local singing competition when she was just 16 years old, the dazzling chanteuse has risen to become widely known as the Voice of Asia. Now she brings her soaring honeyed voice – complete with backup dancers, band, costumes and lighting effects – to her first-ever live concert in Australia, exclusively to Adelaide. With over six million record sales and six million followers on Instagram, Siti Nurhaliza has a repertoire of songs performed in Malay, Mandarin, English, Arabic and Japanese. Offering a dynamic fusion of modern pop and ethnic traditional melodies, this outstanding crowd-puller promises to captivate all ages.

The 2019 OzAsia Festival will be held in Adelaide, South Australia, from 17 October to 3 November and is Australia’s leading contemporary arts festival engaging with Asia.

Tickets are on sale now for the event.


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