Master and Disciple: Two Generations of Vocal Music from North India
April 7, 7:30 pm
Dr. Ashwini Bhide Deshpande is a remarkable vocalist of the famed "Jaipur-Atrauli" Khayal Gayaki tradition and is one of the leading representatives of Indian classical singers. Her voice is characterized by a blend of tonal sweetness coupled with vitality and emotion. She is known for her unerring grasp of the grammar of the raga and her fluency in Sanskrit.
She has recorded extensively and presents concerts and master classes around the world. Dr. Deshpande is also a noted teacher, continuing the tradition of the guru-disciple relationship in Indian music and assuring continuity of the rich tradition of the Jaipur Gayaki. She will be assisted at this concert by one of her most distinguished disciples, Saili Oak Kalyanpur.
Music professor Dr. Peter Kvetko will present a pre-concert talk at 6:30 pm: The Guru-Disciple Relationship in Indian Music.
The concert and talk will take place in the Recital Hall, Central Campus, 71 Loring Ave.
Tickets are: $15 general/$10 students and seniors. Salem State students admitted free with ID. Purchase tickets at salemstatetickets.com or 978.542.6365.More Stories
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