'Calcutta': help Baroque & Indian music meet again

by Katie De La Matter in London, England, United Kingdom

We did it
On 3rd September 2017 we successfully raised £7,220 with 141 supporters in 49 days

Help Ensemble Tempus Fugit bring Baroque & Indian music together in a show celebrating crossover music in 18th-century Calcutta. Join us!

by Katie De La Matter in London, England, United Kingdom

Dear Calcutta supporters,Reviews are in for last weekend's three shows at London's beautiful Tara Arts! Justin the angler fish is all smiles.

Just a few of the audience responses... ‘Fascinating and uplifting crossover & excellent musicianship.’ 5/5
‘Beautiful performance all round!' 5/5
‘Very moving to experience a historical connection between two musical cultures.’ 5/5
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Dear Calcutta supporters,Our shows this weekend are fast approaching -- and we've got a new trailer!
Have a look:We've still got limited availability for Calcutta at Tara Arts (SW18 4ES) next weekend: just ten minutes by train from Waterloo!Join us - we've got 2 shows after the London marathon on Sunday!
21 April (19.30) 
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Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£6 or more

£6 Reward

Cheers! We will tweet our thanks far and wide.

£12 or more

£12 Reward

Thank you! We'll post our thanks on our social media, website and in our Calcutta programmes.

£20 or more

£20 Reward

NEW! Get a secret track from Calcutta - 'Paradevate', a Sanskrit version of a British folksong that was set c.1800! All donors above this level will receive a link too.

£23 or more

£23 Reward

Thank you so much! Receive a personal thank-you note from our Artistic Director, as well as the rewards mentioned above.

£30 or more

£30 Reward

NEW! ACCESS a behind-the-scenes audio discussion of the making of 'Calcutta' with the show's creators, as well as a download of our Paradevate track, listing in our programmes & social media, and a personalised thank-you card from our Artistic Director! This reward will be made available to donors above this amount as well.

£40 or more

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£40 Reward

LIMITED REWARD! Enjoy a signed copy of critically-acclaimed CD 'The Soldier's Return', a disc of guitar works inspired by Scotland by our lutenist Jamie Akers, along with all the rewards of the £23 pledge.

£45 or more

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£45 Reward

EXCLUSIVE EARLY-BIRD GIFT! Donate before 1 August, and you'll get a secret handmade thank-you gift from our stage director Cheska, along with all the rewards of the £23 pledge.

£50 or more

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£50 Reward

LIMITED REWARD! A pair of adult tickets to explore Brighton's gorgeous Royal Pavilion, inspired by Indian architecture, and once home to the Indian Military Hospital in WWI. Includes all the rewards of the £23 pledge.

£50 or more

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£50 Reward

NEW REWARD! Tickets for 2 to the play of your choice at Tara Arts, Britain's first South Asian theatre with a 40-year history of connecting cultures (Earlsfield station: 10 mins from Waterloo). Show listings at https://www.tara-arts.com/whats-on. We'll contact you to discuss your choice by early September!

£70 or more

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£70 Reward

Join us with a pair of tickets to one of our Spring 2018 Tara Arts performances in London! We'd love to thank you after the show, and send you a hand-calligraphed thank-you note, along with all the rewards of the £23 pledge.

£100 or more

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£100 Reward

Invitation for two to a rehearsal at Tara Arts theatre in London (spring 2018: dates TBC), followed by a Q&A with members of the company.

£130 or more

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£130 Reward

NOM! 2 tickets to our Tara Arts show & rehearsal *AND* 2 tickets to the Diwali Food Walk (14 Oct) in Southall, led by award-winning chef & food historian Monisha Bharadwaj, exploring the colours, tastes and history of India's most popular festival. Rated one of London's 5 top food experiences! (Guardian) Includes our track, printed thanks & a hand-calligraphed thank-you card.

£200 or more

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£200 Reward

SPECIAL REWARD in time for Christmas! A beautiful A4/A3 print of a gorgeous illumination from the unpublished 1780 manuscript at the heart of our show. (Due to licensing restrictions, please contact katie@ensembletempusfugit.co.uk for sample images) Includes an invitation to our Tara Arts rehearsal and Q&A, a hand-calligraphed card, a track from 'Calcutta', and a pair of tickets to a Spring 2018 performance of Calcutta at Tara.

£275 or more

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£275 Reward

A pair of tickets to a private solo harpsichord taster recital (pieces paired with wine & cheese) in the home of our Artistic Director, Katie De La Matter (East London: dates TBC). Includes all the rewards of the £100 pledge, including a invitation to our rehearsal and Q&A at Tara Arts in Spring 2018, a hand-calligraphed thank-you card, and a pair of tickets to a Spring 2018 performance of Calcutta at Tara Arts.

£1,495 or more

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£1,495 Reward

Your very own private concert from at least 3 members of Ensemble Tempus Fugit (London only): perfect for family, friends, or your work event! Receive credit as a Founder's Circle Patron of Ensemble Tempus Fugit in all our programmes, online and social media posts, as well as a personalised thank-you gift, two pairs of tickets to your choice of shows, and invitations to our Tara rehearsal & Q&A in Spring 2018.

£45 or more

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£45 Reward

UNIQUE REWARD! Only 1 available: a gorgeous hand-crafted shadow puppet of your choice. Choose an animal or a figure you'd like to see turned into your own moving puppet, and our wonderful puppeteer Lori Hopkins will create it for you using card, thread and wood.

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