TEXAS PERFORMING ARTS PRESENTS
July 29th at 8:00 PM | Bass Concert Hall
A. R. Rahman is popularly known as the man who has redefined contemporary Indian music. Rahman has scored for more than 150 projects, comprising of music in multiple languages, including landmark scores such as 'Roja,' 'Bombay,' Dil Se,' 'Taal,' 'Lagaan,' 'Vandemataram,' 'Jodhaa Akbar,' 'Slumdog Millionaire,' '127 Hours' 'Rockstar' and many more. Rahman pursued music as a career at a very young age taking after his father who was a composer and arranger in South India. After assisting leading musicians in India, Rahman went on to compose jingles and scores for popular Indian television features. He also obtained a degree in western classical music from the Trinity College of Music, London. In 1991, noted film maker Mani Ratnam offered Rahman a movie called Roja which was a run-away success and brought nationwide fame and acclaim to the composer. The composer is a six-time recipient of the Indian National Award and has bagged 32 Filmfare awards to his credit.
- Date: July 29, 2022
- Time: 8:00 PM
- Venue: Bass Concert Hall
- Website: https://texasperformingarts.org/event/ar-rahman-2022-bass-concert-hall-austin-texas
- Cost: $59.50-$225.00
- Name: Texas Performing Arts
Texas Performing Arts is the performing arts presenting program of The University of Texas at Austin and operates campus venues including Bass Concert Hall and McCullough Theatre. It is the home of the Lexus Broadway in Austin series. In calendar year 2019 Bass Concert Hall had the highest number of tickets sold of any theater in Austin, was #2 in the State of Texas and #22 in the world, according to industry publication Pollstar. Following a national search, Tony Award-winning producer Bob Bursey was appointed Executive Director in January, 2020.
- Address: 2350 Robert Dedman Dr.
- City: Austin
- State: TX
- Zip: 78712