Los Angeles

Friday, October 8th, 2010

7:30pm

Pt. Bachanlal Mishra & Kasturi Mishra – Kathak
with Debashish Sarkar, vocals; Jayanta Banerjee, sitar; Umesh Mishra, sarangi; Ravi S.K. Singh, tabla

Smt. Mahua Mukherjee – Gauriya Nritya
with Ayan Mukherjee; Ruma Dey; Sri Amitava Mukherjee, vocals

Sri Ratikant Mohaptra – Odissi
with Debashish Sarkar, vocals; Jayanta Banerjee, sitar; Umesh Mishra, sarangi; Ekalabya Muduli, mardala (drum).

Smt. Darshana Jhaveri – Manipuri
with L. Anasuya Devi; Jagannath Lairenjam, Pung Cholom; S. Premila Devi, vocals.


Saturday, October 9th, 2010

5:00-6:15 : Panel Discussion: What is a Guru?
With V.P. & Shanta Dhananjayan, Pt. Bachanlal Mishra, Smt. Darshana Jhaveri, and Sri Ratikant Mohapatra.

7:30 pm

Sadanam Harikumaran & Vijayan Gopinathan – Kathakali
with Vatapotta Devadasan, maddalam (drum); Karthik Menon Aikkara, violin; Karimpuzha Padmalayam Ramakrishnan, chenda (drum); N.N. Ramamohanan, vocals; Maravancheri Thekkemana Satheesan (make-up)

V.P. & Shanta Dhananjayan – Bharatanatyam
with Babu Parameswaran, vocals; Krishna Kumar, violin; Subramaniam Sudhakar, mridangam

Chitresh Das Dance Company in Sita Haran (world premiere) – Kathak
Artistic Director, Choreographer, Composer – Pandit Chitresh Das

Charlotte Moraga – Bali & Ravan; Seibi Lee – Marich & Hanuman; Rachna Nivas – Surupanaka & Sugreev; Anjali Nath – Sita & Tara; Rina Mehta – Ram; Antara Bhardwaj – Lakshman; Labonee Mohanta – Golden Deer & Angad; Kasturi Mishra – Jatayu & Bard; Cimeron Ahluwalia – Ruma; Darlene Dhillon & Ashyka Dave – Khara & Dushan;

Score: Pandit Chitresh Das, Composer; Jayanta Banerjee, Arrangement; Ramesh Mishra, Sarangi; Jayanta Banerjee, Sitar; Debashish Sarkar, Vocals; Abhijit Banerjee, Tabla; Somnath Roy, Ghatam & Effects; Subashish Deb, Violinist; Kaushik Mukherjee, Sarod; Jayanto Chatterjee, Flute; Pradeep Roy, Recitation; Shankar Mehta, Verse Composition

* Original Score for Sita Haran by Dr. George Ruckert


Sunday, October 10th, 2010

1:00 – 2:15pm Panel Discussion: What’s the Story? Theater & Indian Classical Dance *
with V.P. & Shanta Dhananjayan, Sadanam Harikumaran, Sri Ratikant Mohapatra, Smt. Mahua Mukherjee, Smt. Viji Prakash and Charlotte Moraga.

3:00pm

Performance by Tabla Maestro, Pt. Swapan Chaudhuri & Nilanjan Chaudhuri

Chitresh Das Dance Company performs Shabd – Kathak

Chhanda Bhava—The Moods of Rhythm (world premiere) featuring Pt. Chitresh Das, Pt. Swapan Chaudhuri (lead percussionist), Pt. Bhavani Shankar and Poovalur Srinivasan.

*Panel Discussion will be held at
The Colburn School
200 South Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, California 90012

*artists and program subject to change


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