"Param Vir, born in India, is among the most gifted of contemporary composers for whom the example of the 20th-Century modernist masters remains a valid source of creative expression and renewal.  In particular, his operas are acknowledged to be fruitful contributions to the direction of music-theatre of the last two decades, as compelling in their theatricality as in their commitment to compassion and self-discovery." (Nicholas Williams) read more >


Stephen Burns conducted the American Premiere of RAGA FIELDS

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Charlotte Riedijk as West-Wind-Rising, in a keynote aria from the opera Black Feather Rising. Video by Hans Hijmering.

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20 December 2014

EMBRACING OTHERNESS - Creating a World for Raga Fields

In order to endow a new work with value, it is not necessary to call... more

12 November 2013

AN EAST-WEST FULCRUM POINT - Towards a Sarod Concerto

Conductor Stephen Burns with Soumik Datta and Param Vir Fulcrum Point Chicago... more

02 November 2013

CRITICAL ACCLAIM for Cave of Luminous Mind - Read a small selection of reviews

The performance of Cave of Luminous Mind at the BBC Proms on 21st August generated a... more


15 October 2015

London Premiere of RAGA FIELDS in The Philharmonia's 'Music Of Today' series

London Premiere with The Philharmonia Conducted by Kwame Ryan Sarod soloist: Soumik... more

17 October 2015

East Meets West: Creating Music at the Boundary between Indian Classical and Western Traditions

An illustrated lecture by Param Vir on the genesis and sound world of his work... more

23 October 2015

Masterclass with Stewart Emerson

Param will be in attendance as part of special series of Friday Masterclasses with... more

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