Pandit Divyang Vakil’s Tālavya (formerly known as Tabla Ecstasy) returns to the States a year after their successful maiden tour. This globe-trotting tabla ensemble is set to hit new cities and new audiences in this tour. Tālavya brings the Indian hand-drums tabla to the center stage, distilling its age-old spirit and practice into a high-energy, [...]
Previous postsfor March, 2011
“In a true collaboration, each person is changed somewhat” – Bela Fleck
The world of music seems to have fewer and fewer borders these days. Bela Fleck, Edgar Meyer and Zakir Hussain are three players who regularly cross the frontier.
Their back again. Zakir Hussain, Bela Fleck and Edgar Meyer prepare for their 2011 Summer tour. If [...]
With a voice that touches souls, Kailash Kher, one of India’s top singers brings diversity to the stage from ballads to Bollywood. A success in India with numerous Bollywood songs to his credit and a former guest judge on the singing talent contest Indian Idol, Kher’s music ranges from high-energy to inspiring.
While Kailash studied [...]
Raghu’s music is an amalgamation of Indian ethnic music and styles from different parts of the world. His lyrics are about every common man’s emotions and experience. Raghu has produced music for contemporary dance and theatre productions. He has composed and produced music for most of the productions by one of the leading contemporary dance [...]
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s inauguration, the Kennedy Center announced Tuesday that it will re-create two famous concerts from that White House era, those of Pablo Casals and Grace Bumbry.
One of Jacqueline Kennedy’s most famous goodwill tours as first lady took place in India in 1962. Coincidentally, the center is [...]