Indian Music by Ricky Romain
Ricky Romain is a sitar player based in the South West of England. Over the last 15 years Ricky has worked extensively with tabla player Jon Sterckx. They have performed at festivals, concert halls, art centers and weddings throughout the UK. He has also been involved in a wide variety of collaborations and recordings with Classical Indian musicians.
In addition he has worked with practitioners from other musical and artistic genres including Jazz, Rock, Folk, World and Western Classical Music, Dance, and Movement.
Ricky has also been involved in a number of school and community arts projects using Indian Folk and Classical music as a focus for interdisciplinary study. For the last ten years he has been an associate lecturer in Indian classical music at the University of Plymouth.
Latest News and Upcoming Gigs:
Stroud Sacred Music Festival 2017 Samswara. Friday 30th June. 19-45. St. Laurence Parish Church Stroud
Samswara. North Devon Diversity Festival Barnstable. Saturday 8th July
Solo Sitar 3-30 – 5.00pm saturday 15th July as part of my Exibition at Black Swan Arts. I will be playing 2 afternoon Ragas in the Long Gallery. Black Swan Arts. Frome BA11 1BB £8./£5.
Axminster Church. 27th July 12-30pm. Lunch time Concert Sitar (Ricky Romain) and Violin (Sudhi Salooja) Jugalbandhi.
Samswara at Dorst One World Festival Borough Gardens Dorchester Saturday 5th August
Solo Sitar and Jugalbandhi (duets) Axminster Arts Cafe. Staurday 3rd September 11am-1pm
Samswar at Ilminster Meeting House. 15th September TA19 0AN Information: 01460 55783. Information:
http://www.themeetinghouse.org.uk/. Tickets £14 for perfomance (starts at 8pm) Pre performance supper tickets £14 (starts 7pm)
- MTM South West Asian & Ethnic Minorities Awards 2014 – Thanks to all your amazing support, we are happy to announce that we have won the best singer/solo/group award 2014! Read more on the Samswara page.
See the performance page for a full diary of upcoming gigs.