Mandolin U. Shrinivas is a musical genius who has, over the past three decades, performed across the world in prestigious festivals in Mexico, Barcelona, Asia, United States and Canada. He has collaborated with artistes such as John McLaughlin and Michael Brook in the West and legends like Hariprasad Chaurasia and Zakir Hussain in the East.
Liu Yuening is professor of the Central Conservatory of Music (CCOM). She serves as director of the International Research Center of Yangqin Art of CCOM, Vice President of the Chinese Yangqin Association, member of the Executive Committee of the Chinese Folk Instrument Association and member of the International Society for Music Education. In 2008, she founded the first Yangqin ensemble in China called Jasmine and has released more than ten albums in China and overseas.
The concert is an attempt to bridge the musical cultures of two of the most ancient civilizations and two of the fastest growing modern nations.
Lotus - U. Shrinivas & Liu Yuening
November 11, The Music Academy, 7.30 p.m.
U. Shrinivas - Mandolin
Liu Yuening - Yangqin
Vijay Ghate - Tabla
V. Selvaganesh - Kanjira
Tickets are priced at Rs. 600/350/200. Student passes at 50% discount on least denomination. Limited number of reserved seats (seat number allotted) are available at Rs. 750 each. Call 9003016954 to buy reserved tickets.
Season passes are available for Rs. 3500/Rs. 2100.
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