Robert Browning Associates presents
Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 8:30PM
R. KUMARESH & JAYANTHI KUMARESH
Carnatic Masters: Violin & Veena Duet
Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Peter Norton Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street, NYC
The husband-wife duo of violin maestro R. Kumaresh and veena (lute) virtuoso Jayanthi Kumaresh, two of the foremost instrumentalists in their respective fields, performs a soulful evening of solos and duets accompanied by R. Sankaranarayanan (mrdangam – double-headed barrel drum) and S. Krishnaswamy (ghatam – clay pot). R. Kumaresh has 40 years of concert experience and has been internationally acclaimed both as a soloist and for his duets with his brother, Ganesh Rajagopalan. Jayanthi Kumaresh, who traces her musical heritage back six generations, has captivated audiences around the world for 30 years and collaborated with many of India’s major artists.
“virtuoso solos and spirited jugalbandis” - The Hindu
Tickets: $28; seniors, students $24; day of show $32
Made possible in part with public funding provided by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State legislature.