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The Dance and Music of India

Event Type: Performance
Age Group(s): All Ages
Date: 3/5/2013
Start Time: 3:00 PM
End Time: 4:30 PM
Description:
 Join us for an interactive performance of Indian music! Nirmala Rajasekar is one of India’s most versatile and gifted musicians and composers of today. She performs Carnatic music the 2000 year old form of South Indian Classical music. She is based in Plymouth, Minnesota and travels all over the world singing and playing her veena, a 7 stringed instrument which is as old as the music itself. Nirmala's musical partner in this presentation is Thanjavur K. Murugaboopathi who is from Chennai, India. Boopathi, as he is popularly known, is a master percussionist and one of the foremost exponents of the 2 headed Mridangam drum--the chief percussion drum of Carnatic music.
Library: Great River Regional Library - Saint Cloud    Map
Location: Mississippi Community Room 106
Other Information:
This program is funded by a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, and is funded in part or in whole with money from Minnesota's Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund. The program is a partnership with the Paramount Arts Trust.