Roots of Fire announced

David Murphy will travel to Goa this month to lead a new ground breaking musical collaboration together with legendary sarod virtuoso Ustad Amjad Ali Khan. This performance is part of Roots of Fire, an innovative project produced by Murphy and Sinfonia Verdi which aims to celebrate the musical dialogue between East and West. Murphy and … Read more

Sukanya on ITV News at 10

Following the hugely successful preview of Ravi Shankar’s opera Sukanya at the Royal Opera House, ITV News at 10 featured the announcement this month on their programme. Featuring interviews with Ravi Shankar’s wife Sukanya and daughter Anoushka Shankar, this short piece captures the story of how David Murphy worked with the family to complete the … Read more

Sukanya premiere announced

After years of work to bring to completion, on 20th September David Murphy took part in the announcement of the World Premiere of Ravi Shankar’s opera Sukanya which is to be premiered in May 2017 in an Arts Council England supported UK tour in collaboration with the Royal Opera House, London Philharmonic Orchestra and Curve … Read more

Strauss The Last Waltz announced

David Murphy will lead his ensemble Sinfonia Verdi in a one-off special concert at St Albans Cathedral, on 17th September. Featuring Classic FM’s John Suchet as presenter, Murphy and his orchestra will delight in the magnificent music of the Strausses and discover the truth behind Vienna’s extraordinary musical dynasty. The Last Waltz in Concert will … Read more

Murphy presents at the ABO Conference

This month David Murphy will launch Roots of Fire at the Association of British Orchestras Conference in Birmingham to an audience of orchestral sector professionals. Roots of Fire is a ground-breaking project produced by the chamber orchestra Sinfonia Verdi and supported by the Bagri Foundation and Deccan Heritage Foundation which aims to celebrate the musical … Read more