The German Film Orchestra Babelsberg, who will be touring India this month will honor AR Rahman by rendering some of his compositions from movies like Mangal Pandey, Bombay, Swades, and Roja. Called, Classical Incantations: The German Film Orchestra Babelsberg performs AR Rahman, the tour will have its opening night in Mumbai on January 20th before moving on to Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai and Bengaluru.
Rahman's troupe from KM Music Conservatory, Chennai will be joining the orchestra. Dr. Marla Stukenberg, director of the Goethe Institut, Mumbai said that the event would highlight the diplomatic ties between Germany and India. The concert is the first of its kind and is highly awaited.