Ragas and Rhythmic Patterns: An Exploration

Ragas and Rhythmic Patterns: An Exploration

Absolute Focus, photo by Bill Kennedy

DATE:
TIME:
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Performers:
Absolute Focus (Kamaljeet and Jas Ahluwalia)

This husband-and-wife duo returns this summer, drawing on Indian classical music to walk an innovative path that simultaneously explores sublime ragas and intricate rhythmic patterns. Kamaljeet Ahluwalia plays the santoor, an exquisite hammered dulcimer from Kashmir, and Jas Ahluwalia plays the tabla, a pair of North Indian drums that produce a vast range of sounds. Their concert brings a 21st-century perspective to the emotional themes (rasa) visualized in ragamala paintings.

EVENT DETAILS

Fee:
Free with admission
Location:
Theater
Stickers for ensured seating are distributed in the Main Entrance gallery starting at 5:00 p.m. Members enjoy early seating between 5:30 and 5:45 p.m.; general admission seating begins at 5:45 p.m.