Song of the Divine: Kirtan, a Musical Tradition of Western India

Song of the Divine is a multi-media introduction to kirtan, a devotional song and storytelling tradition from Maharashtra state in Western India. Mahesh Kale, an accomplished North Indian classical vocalist, will perform dazzling renditions of kirtan songs with accompaniment by Suryakha Deshpande, tabla, and Anand Karve, harmonium. Professor Anna Schultz will narrate histories that bring the contexts of kirtan to life. This event launches Translated Tunes, a weekend of performance and scholarship that addresses how kirtan performers in modern India negotiate place, medium, and identity. | Early bird discount available at Stanford Ticket Office if purchased by April 24th. 

When:
Saturday, May 4, 2013. 5:00 PM.
Approximate duration of 3.0 hour(s).
Where:
Dinkelspiel Auditorium (Map)
Sponsor:
Generously sponsored by the Stanford Arts Institute, Indian Classical Music and Arts (ICMA) Foundation, the Department of Music, and Stanford Center for South Asia.
Admission:

general $15-20 | student $6-10 | Stanford students $5 with SUID |

Audience:
General Public, Faculty/Staff, Students, Alumni/Friends, Members
Tags:
performance, arts, music
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http://events.stanford.edu/events/373/37315

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