Nitin Sawhney

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‘The establishment didn’t know what to do with me’: Sanjeev Bhaskar on marriage, success and stereotypes
Goodness Gracious Me made him a household name. Now The Sandman could bring international stardom. He talks about the bullies who tried to keep him down – and life as reluctant role model

Ammar Kalia

01, Aug, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Unboxed festival launches with vow to get Britain reconnected
The controversial festival, hailed as a ‘once in a lifetime’ cultural event, opens with an immersive history of the universe, About Us, at Paisley Abbey

Libby Brooks

01, Mar, 2022 @6:28 PM

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Ghosts in the Ruins review – Nitin Sawhney’s ‘new take’ on Britten’s War Requiem falls short
With only a vague sense of narrative and precious little to stir the emotions, this new work struggles to reflect Coventry’s proud, vibrant history

Stephen Pritchard

05, Feb, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Ghosts in the Ruins review – Nitin Sawhney’s Coventry celebration fails to rise to the occasion
There’s poetry, pulsing ambient music, choirs and even Britten, but this site-specific work marking the 60th anniversary of Coventry Cathedral’s consecration was disappointingly bland

Andrew Clements

28, Jan, 2022 @1:16 PM

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At six, I realised the truth about Santa. How deep did the lies go?
I had a lot of existential questions. What is death? What if the dead wake in their coffins? And who was going to deliver my presents: Santa, God or Rabindranath Tagore?

Nitin Sawhney

22, Dec, 2021 @7:00 AM

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In Britten’s footsteps, Nitin Sawhney’s requiem will mark Coventry’s rebirth
Composer says his music for 60th anniversary of cathedral aims to break down cultural barriers

by Dalya Alberge

07, Nov, 2021 @8:30 AM

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'Magic happens, often': Christine and the Queens, Haim, Nile Rodgers and more on the joy of live music
Musicians on the thrill of playing live – and what we can expect when gigs return

The Observer

07, Mar, 2021 @6:44 AM

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Nitin Sawhney: ‘Paul McCartney makes a great margarita’
The musician and composer on Beatle drinks, his dad’s pancakes and competitive eating with Sanjeev Bhaskar

John Hind

13, Jul, 2019 @4:00 PM

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Nitin Sawhney: Racist abuse at school drove my creative impulses
The composer says he faced daily racism, including being banned from his school music room

Vanessa Thorpe Arts and media correspondent

15, Jun, 2019 @11:01 PM

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Nitin Sawhney review – witty Brexit politics with a touch of Queen
The groundbreaking musician unveiled a post-referendum oratorio featuring Andy Serkis as Theresa May, and unleashed a new Bohemian Rhapsody

Robin Denselow

24, Feb, 2019 @2:02 PM

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Dystopian Dream review – climbing the walls with Nitin Sawhney
Choreographers Sébastien Ramirez and Honji Wang interpret a pained but pretty soundtrack of electro-chill loops

Lyndsey Winship

28, Nov, 2018 @5:07 PM

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British cultural leaders fear the end of free movement
Arts chiefs warn of the threat to Britain’s creative reputation amid fears of a hard Brexit

Vanessa Thorpe

31, Dec, 2017 @12:04 AM

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