World Music/CRASHarts answers a need for cultural programming that offers a contemporary picture of today's global community.
Ladysmith Black Mambazo - February 11, 2018
With the power of gospel and the precision of Broadway, Ladysmith Black Mambazo are the undispbuted kings of mbube, South African a cappella music. The group came together in the early 1960's and continue to thrill audiences around the world with its strong, proud melodies harmonized in layers of call and response.
Ticket Prices: $48, $37, $32, $28
Zakir Hussain & Rakesh Chaurasia - March 23, 2018 at 8pm
World-famous tabla virtuoso Zakir Hussain and renowned bansuri flutist Rakesh Chaurasia perform a brilliant evening of Indian classical music. One of the world’s most esteemed and influential musicians, Zakir Hussain is appreciated both in the field of percussion and for his genre-defying collaborations. Rakesh Chaurasia, the nephew and protégé of flute maestro Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia, incorporates the tradition of his renowned uncle with his own personal style. Performing jugalbandis with Carnatic and world-famous instrumentalists, Rakesh has already toured as a member of Zakir Hussain’s Masters of Percussion, and played with Béla Fleck, Edgar Meyer, and Joshua Redman. He continues to record with the leading stalwarts of the Indian film industry.
Presented in association with LearnQuest
Ticket Prices: $58, $48, $32, $28