Zakir Hussain and Ganesh Rajagopalan: North Meets SouthVIEW EVENT DETAILS
Streamed live from New York
World Music Institute In Partnership with Asia Society in NYC Present Zakir Hussain & Ganesh Rajagopalan: North Meets South
Live Online Concert from New York City
Asia Society and World Music Institute are proud to present Indian tabla legend and longtime WMI Honorary Board Member, Zakir Hussain, as he delivers an exclusive online concert streaming live from Asia Society in New York City. Zakir is joined by virtuoso violinist Ganesh Rajagopalan for a special program of ragas from north and south India. Zakir will represent the north Indian classical Hindustani music system and Ganesh will represent the south Indian classical Carnatic music system. This meeting of two giants of Indian classical music and the magical musical chemistry between them and their instruments is not to be missed.
World Music Institute Founded in 1985 as a not-for-profit, World Music Institute (WMI) has served as one of the leading presenters of world music and dance within the United States. WMI is committed to presenting the best in traditional and contemporary music and dance from around the world to enrich lives through the arts, promote awareness and appreciation of the world’s rich cultural traditions, and encourage cross-cultural dialog and exchange. WMI presents virtually and at venues throughout the city of New York and depends on public and private funding to accomplish its mission.
This concert is dedicated to the victims of the COVID-9 tragedy in India.
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