introducing Namgyal Lhamo

7 03 2010

Namgyal Lhamo is one of the few, and perhaps the last, exponent of Tibetan traditional singing and Tibetan Opera (Lhamo) to be born in Tibet.

After taking refuge in India at a the age of 8, Namgyal Lhamo was recognized as a child prodigy and trained for 14 years under the greatest masters of Tibetan Opera and Classical Music at the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts (TIPA) set up by His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Dharamshala (India).

Lhamo’s training and discipline over the years has given rise to an exclusive sound that emits multi layering within her vocal pitches that create a rich ambience that reflects her highland origin.

Namgyal Lhamo performs solo and is accompanied on stage by her voice, the Tibetan lute (dranyen) and her independent spirit conquering time to infuse past musical influences with contemporary interpretations, resulting in pure magic.

Namgyal Lhamo, a Silk Road Communications’ recording artist and Deep Emotions Publishing’s composer is starring in her first feature film : DRAPCHI where she acts first role and delivers new compositions and recordings
in Tibetan Language, March 98-A famous singer was abducted from the outskirts of a Tibetan town and sentenced to life in a notorious prison. 8 years later she seized a moment to try break the shackles.
What happened next?

Take a first look at Namgyal Lhamo’s upcoming feature film.




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