FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: November 8, 2001
Contact: Donna McCracken, 206-6716
Chaudhuri is a sitar player of international repute, playing in the oldest traditional senia style with 17 frets in his sitar. Popular in India as both a refined musician and as a learned teacher of music, he has received international honors as a performer, recording artist, and composer. He is the former dean and head of the faculty of Music and Fine Arts at the University of Delhi and the author of three books on Indian music.
Burman plays the tabla, an Indian drum, with blinding speed and crisp, clear precision. His vast repertoire, flexibility, and creativity make him a sought-after performer of jazz and world music, in addition to traditional Indian classical music.
Tickets to this performance are not required; however, donations will be accepted at the door.