Celebrate Mother's Day with Sitar, Tabla, Dance, Poetry & Songs to welcome Spring!
Enjoy traditional and original music compositions based on classical Indian melodies including the raag Basant (Sanskrit name “vasant”), a raag associated with spring. Enjoy Ghalib’s poetry and music created specially for the season and rhythmic explorations including Teentaal, Jhaptaal, Ektaal and others.
Basant in Indian and Pakistani cultures is a time associated with spring festivities, kite-flying, music and dance. The raag Basant has special significance in the Hindu and Muslim traditions and is part of the Sikh holy scripture. This musical program seeks to evoke the joy and vibrancy associated with spring!
Artists: Anwar Khurshid (sitar & vocals), Ravi Naimpally (tabla) and Genevieve Beaulieu (dance).