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Sydney Festival


Venue Riverside Theatre
Dates 16 January 2010

“Whatever the style, A.R. Rahman’s music always possesses a profound sense of humanity and spirit.” Baz Luhrmann

Jai Ho! Prepare for a night like no other when Indian superstar A.R. Rahman takes to the stage for a free outdoor spectacular at Parramatta Park.
Rahman, two-time Oscar winner for his work as composer and songwriter on the film Slumdog Millionaire, is the undisputed king of contemporary Indian music.

His songs embrace Indian, Western and Asian influences, connecting with hearts and minds all over the world.

Sydney audiences have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see A.R. Rahman in the beautiful parkland setting of Parramatta Park. With an entourage of more than 40 musicians and Bollywood dancers on stage, this promises to be a fantastic night filled with colour, dancing and the irrepressible rhythms and melodies of contemporary India.

Sydney Festival is proud to celebrate this inspiring and multidimensional artist; truly one of India’s international superstars.

Leave the car at home. Parramatta Park will be closed to cars on January 16.

No need to BYO!
A range of food and drinks will be available from early afternoon until the end of the evening.
For further information about facilities, access and transport, visit sydneyfestival.org.au/rahman closer to the event.

Parramatta Park
January 16 at 7.30pm

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