A New Conversation 2019 in collaboration with Yo-Yo Ma | The Bach Project
Curated by: Yo-Yo Ma | The Bach Project & G5A

G5A in collaboration with Yo-Yo Ma | The Bach Project presents A New Conversation 2019 - a 3-day artist residency culminating in music performances, with theatre, spoken word, food and more.


January 23, 7:00 PM: 


Saag Meat: Award-winning theatre, film and TV actor, the wonderful Seema Pahwa (Aankhon Dekhi, Bareilly ki Barfi, Hum Log, Shubh Mangal Saavdhan), performs Bhisham Sahni's *Saag Meat*. Set in a kitchen, Seema cooks saag meat as Sumitra, a middle-aged Punjabi woman, while reminiscing about her former house help Jagga's funny-sad tale. Saag meat is served to the audience at the end of the play.


Passes available on BookMyShow


January 23, 9:30 PM:


बेबाक: Culmination of the 3-day residency at G5A with collaborative performances featuring the following musicians, singers, and songwriters:


Aarifah Eve Rebello

Aditi Ramesh



Hidayat Husain Khan

Keith Sequeira

Merlin Dsouza

Smita Rao Bellur


Co-hosted by Yo-Yo Ma


Mentors to the Residency: Merlin Dsouza and Rhys Sebastian


Passes available on BookMyShow


January 23, 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM: Winter Beer Garden


With Spoken Word performances by poets and storytellers [in English and Hindustani] in the presence of Yo-Yo Ma from 8:00 PM onward featuring: 


Annie Zaidi

Neha Bahuguna

Pooja Sivaraman

Purva Naresh

Ramneek Singh 

Saumya Kaulgud



Pop-ups from 4:00 PM onwards by:


Bombaykala Books


Gaysi Family


...and more.


Entry free to the Beer Garden.

Register Online here