the manganiyar seduction at sydney festival first night

sydney festival first night 2010
wandered into the sydney cbd last night (jan 09 2010) to see the performance of rajasthani ensemble The Manganiyar Seduction play in hyde park, and the outstanding Al Green play the domain stage for the first time in Australia…

both were extraordinary and the night was the best sydney offers – warm night, cool breezes off the ocean sweeping along the harbour and through the city, tens of thousands of people out and about – and getting on – and most of the streets closed to vehicles…

shot a few scenes of The Manganiyar Seduction and cut together a short video that might give some sense of the ecstatic power of their music…

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