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Classical Indian Sounds & Soul/Jazz/R&B: A Concert with Roopa Mahadevan

with Roopa Mahadevan & Host, Kevin Nathaniel

ABOUT THIS PROGRAM

An Evening Performance and Dialogue
Friday, March 5, 2021, 7:30 – 9:00 pm EST

Celebrate Woman’s History Month with one of India’s greatest vocal talents, Roopa Mahadevan. Roopa will perform a solo set featuring compositions from the Carnatic (South Indian classical) tradition as well as some snippets from her soul/jazz/R&B inspired crossover work, by her ensemble, Roopa in Flux.

Through her singing, she exposes the depth/beauty of Carnatic music, especially the song-form, called krithi. Roopa’s wishes to evolve these classical art forms she feels that not only can heal us but have the power to disrupt, offer ideas, spread joy and teach us how to reinvent ourselves today, by learning the essence of classical ways of living.


Note: Kevin Nathaniel will serve as MC and will hold a dialogue with Roopa Mahadevan, includes a short Q&A.

Note: Please be sure you use a headset or headphones with your laptop/computer to have the best experience during this event.


Note: This is the fourth event of a series of four evenings curated by Kevin Nathaniel, director of Afro Roots. View the other 3 concerts HERE.


Note: This program will be offered online. Sessions of all our online programs will be recorded and shared with registrants after each is completed for 90 days.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED FOR THIS COURSE

  • Prerequisites: N/A
  • Supplies list for the class: Please be sure you use a headset or headphones with your laptop/computer to have the best experience during this event.
  • Zoom Software Requirements: This is an online course that requires Zoom webinar software. Zoom is easy to use. Click HERE to make sure your computer is set-up correctly.

Classical Indian Sounds & Soul/Jazz/R&B: A Concert with Roopa Mahadevan

21SWC53E
  • 1 Session(s)
  • Mar 05 2021 07:30 PM EST

Members

$14

Non-Members

$17

Roopa Mahadevan is an NYC based, classical vocalist, crossover artist and dancer. She is grounded in the South Indian classical (Carnatic) tradition and also performs from a mix of genres.

Kevin Nathaniel, a Yale University graduate, as a Scholar in Fine Arts, is an artist, performer and multi-percussionist, who specializes in the ancient African mbira.

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