Thursday, March 21, 2013

DISCOUNT TICKETS! THE MUSIC ROOM FESTIVAL - A Tribute to Pt. Ravi Shankar in NYC! April 5, 6 & 7

"A Tribute to Pandit Ravi Shankar"

& SUNDAY APRIL 7, 2013
When HarmoNYom teams up with Rubin Museum of Art 
to present one of the most unique and exceptional Indian Classical Music Festival in NYC!

The Music Room Festival
a tribute to late legendary Pandit Ravi Shankar, is hosted by HarmoNYom at one of the most intimate venues in New York, the Rubin Museum of Art! This amazing and original festival celebrates the richness and heritage of Indian Classical Music. Six maestros from South Asia have been invited to play in six different styles for what are sure to be six unique and unforgettable performances! At the Music Room Festival, they will evoke the Baithak, one of South Asia's most revered traditions. Just as centuries-old paintings depict, participants will gather cozily around visiting musicians for informal talks and intimate performances, offering a free and open exchange between artist and audience!

The entire line up of musicians is outstanding:

- Friday April 5, 6:30 PM 
Pt. Tarun Bhattacharya - Santoor 
Nitin Mitta - Tabla

- Saturday April 6, 11 AM 
Pt. Kaivalyakumar - Vocals 
Nitin Mitta - Tabla 
Kedar Naphade - Harmonium

- Saturday April 6, 2:30 PM
Snehasish Mozumder - Mandolin 
Aditya Kalyanpur - Tabla

- Saturday April 6, 6 PM
Kanika Pandey - Vocals 
Anirban Roy Chowdhury - Tabla 
Ramchandra Joshi - Harmonium

- Sunday April 7, 11 AM 
Pt. Rajeev Taranath - Sarod 
Aditya Kalyanpur - Tabla

- Sunday April 7, 2:30 PM 
Ud. Shahid Parvez Khan - Sitar 
Subhajyoti Guha - Tabla 

Rubin Museum of Art 150 West 17 Street (6/7 Ave), New York, NY 10011

Apply code DEVI online or by phone
- Individual concerts ($30 to $45 VIP): 
Purchase tickets online or call 212.620.5000 ext. 344
Reserve your seat now & save $70 for the package for all six concerts! 
- Priority Series VIP Pass $240 (6 concerts) - reserved first row seating! 
- Regular Series Pass $180 (6 concerts)
*All tickets include admission to all six concerts and Rubin Museum exhibitions

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Image: Woman with sitar, Tanjore Painting, Crafts Museum, New Delhi, India
Photo courtesy of Pt. Ravi Shankar by Jay Mandal /On Assignment

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