Stamford Center for the Arts , Stamford, CT Phone: 203-325-4466.
$100 / $55 / $35 / $18 plus SCA handling charges. Act:1 1hr & 40 minutes. ISHWARA:The Dancing Lord, By Shijith & Parvathy From the Atharva Veda ---- "Fire is His head, the sun and moon His eyes, the wind His breath, the universe His heart. From His feet, the Earth has originated. He is the inner Self of all beings". The superbly talented dancers from Kalakshetra, Shijith Nambiar and Parvathy Menon bring you the vibrations of the cosmic dancer Lord Shiva, through Bharatanatyam. Accompanied by a live orchestra of gifted artistes, Shijith and Parvathy present the Dance of Nataraja as you've never seen before. Act: 2: 1hr & 50 minutes Ritesh & Rajnish Misra with Pt. Subhen Chatterjee on Tabla. Ritesh and Rajnish Misra, sons of the legendary Pandits Rajan and Sajan Misra, are among the few duet performers of the Khayal style of Hindustani classical music. Gifted with great voices and a strong sense of musical aesthetics, the Misra Bandhu, as they are popularly known, are firm torchbearers of the Banaras gharana. We are very proud to present these two brothers in a concert that will enthrall you. This is a rare chance to experience so much talent in a one day program that will be appreciated by all audiences. It should not be missed! Commentary is in English but songs are in Hindi. The show is for all audiences, using music & dance as a universal language. Presented by Namaskaar Foundation.