A Moment of Mishearing by Amit Chaudhuri

ART & ADVENTURE in collaboration with TARA present

 A Moment of Mishearing by Amit Chaudhuri

A live musical stage show featuring Amit Chaudhuri with The Amit Chaudhuri Band


‘We’re used to intellectual, arty Westerners like David Byrne, Paul Simon or Brian Eno doing fusion records; here’s a Calcutta-born equivalent, and as good as any of them.’ Songlines


An all-new, 90 minute eclectic, high-production-value stage show marrying the musical and literary ideas of the acclaimed Indian writer and musician Amit Chaudhuri.

Amit Chaudhuri has written and published five novels, three works of non-fiction, a volume of poetry and he is the editor of the Picador Book of Modern Indian Literature. His literary work has won major awards in Britain, the USA and India. He has released three albums of Hindustani classical music in India and two acclaimed albums on the Babel Label in the UK with The Amit Chaudhuri Band – ‘This is Not Fusion’ and ‘Found Music’, which he has toured in the UK, India, Germany, France, China, Denmark, Dubai and the USA


‘Upsettingly multi-talented.’ Martha Kearney, The Review Show BBC 2

‘A real 360 degree renaissance geezer.’ Bobby Friction BBC Asian Network

‘Captivating and deeply idiosyncratic… a quirky, one-of-a-kind, little piece of magic.’ allaboutjazz.com


A Moment of Mishearing is a fully staged production based on Amit Chaudhuri’s ‘A Moment of Mishearing’, a ‘Between The Ears’ for BBC Radio 3, broadcast in November 2010.


‘Inspirational’ The Sunday Times

‘Beautifully written’ The Financial Times

‘Strange, enticing confluences’. The Independent