In a recording made at Gurdwara Sri Guru Harkrishan Sahib Ji during the Manchester Festival, Lopa Kothari meets Dya Singh, considered a master interpreter of Shabads, or Sikh hymns.
Recorded last week at Gurdwara Sri Guru Harkrishan Sahib Ji during the Manchester International Festival. Five of the foremost international performers of sacred song celebrate the power of the voice in worship in Christian, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim and Sikh sites of worship across the city. Tonight Lopa Kothari meets Dya Singh and his World Music Group from Australia. Dya is considered to be a master interpreter of Sikh hymns (Shabads) combining the Sikh mystical tradition of worship with contemporary musical insights and influences. And Lopa shares in the life of the Manchester Sikh community and speaks to festival goers experiencing Sikh worship for the first time. Producer: Caroline Donne.
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