Close Encounter with Saskia and Shubendra

Sydhwaney is proud to support the following amazing event and highly recommends it to its readers:

Close Encounters aims at giving the audience the opportunity to experience Indian Classical and Western Jazz music in an intimate homely surrounding. Bringing you as close to these amazing artists and their music as you can, while the smell of sumptuous eastern curry wafts from the kitchen.

Close Encounter features two segments. First segment a Western Jazz Trio featuring John Napier, Alister Spence and Sandy Evans. The Second segment Indian Classical music with a difference comprises world renowned and acclaimed visiting artists from India Saskia Rao and Shubendra Rao along with well known tablist Bobby Singh.


Saturday 27 August 2016 at 6:00pm for 6:30pm

At 277 Enmore Road Enmore. 

This event is now booked out. If you want to listen to them they are also performing at the Lennox Theatre on the 21st Sept 2016


The first half of the evening shall comprise a Jazz Trio featuring

John Napier on Cello, Sumathi Krishnan Vocal

Sandy Evans on Saxophone


The seconshubendra and saskiad half of the evening shall feature ‘East Marries West’ visiting Indian artists:

Saskia Rao on Cello

Shubendra Rao on Sitar and

Bobby Singh on Tabla

All contributions funds raised shall go towards visiting artists and their foundation

Saskia and Shubhendra are also performing in the Blue Mountains on 28 Aug 2016 and in Gosford on the 26 Aug 2016