Please join us for a wonderful day of activities Thursday, April 1 courtesy of the SADHANA foundation. Please buy tickets to support this full day of events. I will be participating in a panel discussion in the afternoon and VidyA will be performing in the evening after Srinivas Reddy and New Directions.
Tradition as Innovation – South Asian Classical Music in the Next Decade
UC Berkeley and The Julia Morgan – Berkeley, CA, April 1, 2010
LECTURE & DISCUSSION – Townsend Center, Gabelle Room – 1pm-3:30pm
Welcome – Alexander von Rospatt, Department of South & Southeast Asian Studies
Opening Remarks – Srinivas Reddy, UC Berkeley/SADHANA Foundation
CHATUR PANDIT MEMORIAL LECTURE – Pandit Partha Chatterjee
"South Asian Classical Music in the 20th Century – A Practitioner's Perspective"
Panel Discussion – moderated by Partha Chatterjee and Srinivas Reddy
Gautam Tejas Ganeshan (Sangati Center)
Prasant Radhakrishnan (Vidya)
Sameer Gupta (Namaskar)
FILM SCREENING – The Julia Morgan, 5pm-7:30pm
"That Which Colors the Mind" – Pt. Nikhil Banerjee documentary
A Conversation with filmmaker Steven Baigel
PERFORMANCE – The Julia Morgan, 8pm-10:30pm
Introduction – "Listening to South Asian Classical Music"
Sitar and Tabla – Srinivas Reddy and Michael Lewis
New Directions – Gautam Tejas Ganeshan and Anantha R. Krishnan
VidyA – Prasant Radhakrishnan, Sameer Gupta and David Ewell