Symphony of Love Concert

24 September 2023 | Durban ICC

Featuring soloist Pratibha Singh Baghel

Symphony of Love features the sensational songstress from India, Pratibha Singh Baghel, live in concert with the KZN Philharmonic Orchestra. This concert is a confluence of the rich musical traditions of India with west featuring a curated collection of popular old film classics, current Bollywood hits, and ghazals rearranged for orchestra. Pratibha will be joined by eight of India’s current leading musicians and backed by the remarkable 35 piece KZN Philharmonic Orchestra. Symphony of Love had its world premiere to tremendous acclaim earlier this year in Cape Town. Symphony of Love is a benefit concert in aid of Khanya Hospice. The proceeds of this concert will contribute to the establishment of a 20 bed inpatient unit at its premises in Umkomaas.

One of the most versatile singers in India today, Pratibha Singh Baghel is blessed with the ability to effortlessly sing a broad range of genres including hits of the greats, such as Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle, Jagjit Singh, to name a few. Pratibha is the recipient of the Lata Mangeshkar Alankaran Award in 2008.

She has lent her voice to many songs in movies including current releases Goldfish and Dono, as well as the hit web series Bandish Bandits. Pratibha has also featured in the highly acclaimed stage production Mughal-e-Azam. She played the lead role and sang in the theatrical musical play Umrao Jaan Ada that was adapted for stage by the music duo Salim Sulaiman. In 2020, Pratibha released her first ghazal album titled ‘Bole Naina’, which featured the legendary lyricist Gulzar and tabla maestro Ustad Zakir Hussain. This video reached 50 million views in two days. Pratibha is regularly featured on the Sufiscore and Bazm-e-Khas channels. She has also performed live with great music directors including AR Rahman and Salim Sulaiman.

Symphony of Love is conceptualised and produced by Inner Circle Entertainment who has established a successful track record of presenting musical giants such as Ustad Zakir Hussain, Pt Shivkumar Sharma, Pt Hariprasad Chaurasia, Jagjit Singh, Maher Zain, and many more in South Africa. Inner Circle Entertainment is a pioneer in East West musical collaborations and has produced many world-first productions featuring cross cultural collaborations between Indian and Middle Eastern music, jazz and western orchestral music.

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