Tenzin Choegyal and Friends


A magical fusion of music from musicians representing diverse cultures, traditions and genres.  Featured artists include Tenzin Choegyal (Tibet) on dranyen and vocals; Richard Grantham on viola; Shen Flindell  on Indian tabla; and Marcello Milani on guitar and vocals.


Saturday 20 January




The Centre Beaudesert


Adults $25; Concession $15


Online, at the Box Office in person or by phone

Featured Artists

 Tenzin Choegyal is a Tibetan artist, composer, activist, musical director and cultural ambassador. His Australian collaborations include performing with the Camerata of St John orchestra,  Flamenco virtuoso Anthony Garcia and with renowned Didgeridoo master William Barton. Last November he returned for the 6th time to New York's Carnegie Hall, sharing  the stage with the likes of Patti Smith, Michael Stipe from REM, Flea from Red Hot Chilli Peppers.

Composer and multi-instrumentalist Richard Grantham is a jack of all musical trades whose compositional and performing experience stretches from orchestras to bands to solo improvisation, encompassing an exceptionally broad range of classical, folk, popular, cabaret and experimental styles.

Since being initiated into the Benares Gharana of tabla by one of the great old masters of the style in 1994, Shen Flindell has grown to become one of Australia's leading tabla players. He is the accompanist of choice for Indian classical artists visiting Brisbane, and performs in several fusion groups including Tibet2Timbuk2 and Spirit of Bhakti.

Marcello Milani is a singer, songwriter & guitarist. Marcello has performed at many festivals including Woodford Folk Festival, Livid Festival, Big Day Out & the National Folk Festival to name just a few and is best known to many as the voice of Brisbane icons, The Toothfaeries.