Mumbai: Two Time Academy and Grammy award winner A R Rahman has today released a unique composition titled `The Flying Lotus’, a 19-minute music piece in collaboration with the Internationally renowned Seattle Symphony.
Conducted by RICARDO AVERBACH, the music is A R Rahman’s interpretation of a historical phase in India when the government announced demonetization on 8th November 2016.
Says Devraj Sanyal, MD & CEO Universal Music Group India & South Asia, “We’re elated to release this stunning new piece of work from A R Rahman! Along with the Seattle Symphony, he has created magic on `The Flying Lotus’. This is music that will transcend boundaries way beyond our shores and we at UMG India are extremely proud to present this latest masterpiece from A R Rahman to the world through the global UMG network.”
While the 19-minute track is the showpiece on the album, the listener is taken on a scintillating journey through 8 shorter pieces of `The Flying Lotus’ that culminates in the epic 19-minute piece. This is the maestro at his best, in collaboration with multiple award winning and America’s leading symphony – Seattle Symphony.
A R Rahman’s `The Flying Lotus’ is available Worldwide on physical and digital formats exclusively on Universal Music Group.
Listen to `The Flying Lotus’ here: