Music & Empire:
The Mughals, Lucknow and Tabla
presentation by Robin Sukhadia
Sunday November 17, 2013 - 11AM | $15
3410 Nottaway Drive, Jamestown NC 27282
Join Fulbright Scholar Robin Sukhadia for an interactive presentation of the history of north India’s extraordinary percussion instrument, tabla. Robin will trace the rise of the language and performance of tabla in parallel to Mughal history and the city of Lucknow, considered the Paris of India in the 1800s. Robin will recite and perform classical compositions on tabla, taught to him by Lucknow tabla maestro Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri.
About Robin Sukhadia
A Master in Fine Arts graduate from the World Music program at the California Institute of the Arts, Robin Sukhadia has been studying tabla under Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri for the past eleven years. In 2010, Robin was awarded a Fulbright Senior Research Award to expand his work with music education in India. His research in India was focused on bolstering 6 music education programs across India and Nepal, each serving children in some of the poorest regions and communities of south Asia. Learn more at www.tablapusher.com.
Photo by Odell Hussey