Home > News > Nation
Thursday January 23, 2014 MYT 6:10:00 PM
Thursday January 23, 2014 MYT 6:21:57 PM
by t. avineshwaran
PETALING JAYA: Music fans, take note! Double Oscar winner A.R. Rahman will be coming to Kuala Lumpur this April 26 for a concert at Stadium Merdeka.
The concert, entitled Infinite Love, is being organised by Indian entertainment company DML Live.
According to the company’s Facebook page, tickets will go on sale the first week of February with prices yet to be announced.
Rahman’s first concert in Kuala Lumpur, entitled Festival Night took place in October 1996 when he performed before a sell-out crowd of 40,000 people.
The maestro returned in Dec 20, 2003 for the Unity of Light concert at Shah Alam Stadium which saw notable Kollywood playback singers like Shankar Mahadevan, Hariharan and S.P. Balasubramaniam sharing the stage with him.
Described as the most prominent and prolific film composer by Time, Rahman’s works are notable for integrating Indian classical music with pop, modern electronica, world and Western classical music.
Rahman has to date won two Oscars, two Grammys, a BAFTA award, a Golden Globe award, four National Film Awards, 15 Filmfare Awards and 13 Filmfare Awards South. In 2009, Time placed Rahman in its list of the World’s Most Influential People.
A.R. Rahman has sold more than 150 million copies of his works comprising of music from more than 100 film soundtracks and albums in half a dozen languages including landmark scores such as Roja, Bombay, Lagaan, Slumdog Millionaire, Delhi 6, Rockstar and most recently, Raanjhana and Maryan.
Tags / Keywords:
AR Rahman, Infinite Love, concert
Bersih 4: Protesters invited to National Day concert
Nun from Nepal raising funds with her tranquil songs at Jan 3 concert
Orchestra performance to raise funds for spastic children
Concert sees music-loving youth make a bee-line to D.R. Seenivasagam Park
David Foster and friends turn in two hours of hits
Air quality in Peninsular Malaysia worsens
Hisham: No Malaysia-France discussion on Mistral helicopter carrier
IGP refutes ‘sanitary pad’ allegations
Liow: Picture-stomping not Malaysian culture
Haze nearing unhealthy zone in west coast
TalentCorp turns Malaysia’s brain drain to brain gain
Good results have Michelle thinking of US Open golf
Astro subscribers to get free all-channel access until Aug 31
Hackers raid Apple accounts via jail-broken iPhones
Copyright © 1995-2015 Star Media Group Berhad (ROC 10894D)(Formerly known as Star Publications (Malaysia) Berhad)