The world premiere of a classical South Indian music and dance performance piece based on Philadelphia’s historic themes of liberty and freedom. Each a powerhouse in their own right, bharata natyam dancer Priyadarsini Govind and Carnatic musician T. M. Krishna perform a new work interlacing elements of traditional repertoire with improvised segments. This performance is co-presented with Sruti, the India Music & Dance Society and has been supported by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage.
In this podcast, John Schafer of WNYC speaks to Priyadarsini Govind and TM Krishna, who are world famous practitioners of the south Indian classical art forms of Bharatnatyam (dance) and Carnatic music respectively. They discuss their upcoming Saayujya event in Philadelphia, featuring a world premiere of a new piece centered around the themes of freedom and equality.
Saturday, April 30, 2016 @ 7 PM
Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
3680 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6219
For tickets, call 215.898.3900.