South Indian Vocal Music – Wheaton College Navarati Festival 2015

October 28, 2015

South Indian vocalist B. Balasubrahmaniyan accompanied by K.V.S Vinay, violin, and David Nelson on the mridangam, will present a concert of Karnataka classical music. To mark the Indian festival of Navarati (“nine Nights”), the artist will perform a recital of compositions from the Karnataka repertoire by major composers including Tyagaraja, Muthuswami Dikshitar and Syama Sastry. The program also features several kinds of improvisation in different ragas (melodic modes) and talas (rhythmic cycles).

Woolley Room, Mary Lyon Hall, 7:30 p.m.