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Ragamala: A Celebration of Indian Classical Music

  • Music, Latin and world

Time Out says

The Chicago Cultural Center hosts its annual Ragamala, which showcases the entrancing melodies of Indian classical music. Kicking off Chicago's World Music Festival, the 15-hour concert brings sitars, tablas, flutes dulcimers and more traditional instruments to an overnight series of performances. If you're will to stay up all night, you'll be able to see some of the best contemporary Indian performers, all in one place. Take a look at the full schedule below.

6–7:15pm - Josh Feinberg, sitar with Anindo Chatterjee, tabla
7:30–8:45pm - GS Rajan, flute with M.S. Sukhi, mridangam
9–10:15pm - Partho Sarodi, sarod with Abhijit Banerjee, tabla
10:30–11:45pm - Aditya Prakash, vocals, with Salar Nader, tabla and Shiva Ramamurthi, violin
12–1:15am - Max ZT, hammer dulcimer with Salar Nader, tabla
1:30–2:45am - Anjna & Rajna Swaminathan, violin and mridangam
3–4:15am - Lyon Leifer, bansuri with Subhasis Mukherjee, tabla
4:30–5:45am - David Trasoff, sarod with Subhasis Mukherjee, tabla
6–7:30am - Sama Venkatesaiah Balakrishna Troupe - flute, vocal, mridangam, rhythm pad
7:45–9am - Manjiri Vaishampayan, vocals with Dhanajay Kunte, tabla and Amit Vaishampayan, harmonium


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