Chaminda Seneviratne’s latest book “Vismitha Jeevitha” will be
launched at Dayawansa Jayakody Bookshop, Ven. S. Mahinda Mawatha,
Colombo 10 on February 01 at 10 a.m.
“Vismitha Jeevitha” is a Dayawansa Jayakody publication.
Colombo Colombo at Tower Hall
A scene from the play
Indika Ferdinando’s Colombo Colombo which received seven awards
including Best Play of the National Theatre Festival 2010, will be
staged at the Tower Hall Theatre, Maradana on January 31 at 3.30 p.m.
and 6.45 p.m.
Ferdinando won Best Playwright and Best Director awards while Anasuya
Subasinghe received the award for Best Performance - Female. The play
also clinched Best Music Composition, Best Choreography and Best Stage
Colombo Colombo was the representative of Sri Lanka at the South
Asian Women’s Theatre Festival 2010 and the Kathmandu International
Theatre Festival 2010.
The tragi-comic musical play is fast-paced, theatrical, and bursting
with energy, and constantly attempts to tap into the imagination of the
audience to create an exciting theatre experience.
New World Concert
The Symphony Orchestra of Sri Lanka presents the New World Concert on
February 12 at the Ladies' College Hall. The orchestra will be conducted
by Gregory Rose the guest conductor, and the soloist will be flautist
The programme for the evening will include Edmundo Villani - Cortes’
Concerto for Flute and Chamber Orchestra, Operatic Arias by Handel,
Mozart, Gounod, Puccini and Dvorak’s Symphony No.9 in E Minor B 178
“From the New World”.
Brazilian born Celina Charlier the flautist started learning music at
the age of 10 and has performed professionally since the age of 15 in
chamber music recitals, opera, musical theatre, ballet, pops concerts,
didactic recitals for children, incidental music for theatre, live music
for silent movies and at many multimedia productions.
A recipient of numerous awards, scholarships and distinctions Celina
Charlier is an Artist in Residence at St. Joseph’s Church (the oldest
church in New York) and a flute instructor at Baccalaureate School for
Global Education and at Donghwa’s Cultural Centre.
Her repertoire encompasses from Early Music to contemporary
avant-garde electro-acoustics music, including Brazilian genres and over
60 world premieres.