Ideal Dreams, a tribute to A R Rahman for his contribution to the film industry for over 25 years, took place at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto recently.
The show featured over 100 artists, who had been hand picked for their extraordinary talent. The acts made up of musical theater, dance and vocal performances. Each sequence in the artistic affair was set to Rahman’s award- winning compositions.
Ideal Dreams showcased the full range of the gifted composer’s ability to transcend genres and weave together tradition with innovation.
Kindred Spirits Orchestra, led by Maestro Kristian Alexander, played the musical score while Ralph Francis led the musical band, and O’Neil Gerald Donald led the vocalists.
The proceeds from the event, it was announced, would go to support the A R Rahman Foundation. The Foundation gives economically underprivileged children an opportunity to receive unparalleled musical training and perform on the