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Delve into the heart of urban spaces with Akademi's latest dance production song of the city. Muse, Artist and Man fall in and out of tune with the city, taking a journey deep into its heart to discover hidden and surprising revelations. Featuring ballet, bharatanatyam and contemporary dance set to a haunting musical arrangement, song of the city reveals that the soul pulses within the city.
Created by: Ash Mukherjee; Arun Ghosh; Deepan Sivaramen; Will Huntley; Bill Deverson; Kim Amundsen; Kamala Devam and Gian Luca Loddo.
Inspired by the songs of Rabindranath Tagore. Songs translated from the original Bengali by William Radice.
song of the city premiered in the Vault at Southwark Playhouse from 5-6 August 2011.
Co-commissioned by Kala Sangam.