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York U Faculty Concert Series: Trichy Sankaran

Oct 25, 2012, 7:30pm-9:30pm

World-renowned mrdangam virtuoso, Professor Trichy Sankaran headlines the Faculty Concert Series. Joining him in a performance of classical South Indian music are his disciple, Desi Narayanan on kanjira, and his long-time musical collaborator, one of India's pre-eminent musicians, Dr. Karaikudi Subramanian from Chennai, India, on vina.

The concert also marks the performance highlight of the The Shan and Jaya Chandrasekar Visiting Artist/Scholar Residency, of which Dr. K.S. Subramanian is the inaugural guest.

Trichy Sankaran is an internationally renowned percussion virtuoso noted for his sensitive, flawless accompaniment and mastery of the mrdangan, the traditional two-headed drum of South Indian classical music. He has won many honours and awards including, most recently, the coveted title the “Sangita Kalanidhi” bestowed by the Music Academy of Madras. He has appeared at major festivals on four continents and in his 50-plus years of concert experience in Carnatic music, has performed with all of India’s classical music masters, as well as jazz and electronic ensembles, gamelan and other world music groups, and his own group, Trichy's Trio.

Admission: $15 | $5 for students & seniors

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Location:Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building, Keele campus
Sponsor:Department of Music, Faculty of Fine Arts
Posted by:Judy Karacs
Web Sitehttp://music.finearts.yorku.ca/news-events/events/
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