Ganga Crossings | Sangam 2019

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 8:00 am


Bunjil Place Studio
2 Patrick NE Dr,
Narre Warren VIC 3805


$25 Full | $20 Concession


Ganga Crossings is an amazing evening of music and dance bringing together Carnatic and Hindustani musicians of the highest calibre and the best of Melbourne’s dancers.

Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi (violin) with Sridhar Chari (mrdangam)
A fifth generation musician of the illustrious Lalgudi bani, Vijayalakshmi, daughter-disciple of legendary (late) Lalgudi Jayaraman, is an artist who engages deeply and variedly with her music, performing solo, duet and collaborating across genres. Sridhar Chari has been associated with the Australian music scene for the past three decades, as a leading percussionist for Indian Classical music, a passionate flautist, a teacher at his own institution, Laya Vidya Centre and a tireless promoter of the arts.

David Balaban (sitar) with Aman Kalyan (tabla)
In a journey of Indian Classical Music for the past 15 years, David Balaban mesmerizes his audience with the sitar for his tonal quality and soul ambiance.   He is a student of Sri Sugato Nag who belongs to the “Etawah” and “Senia-Shahjahanpore Gharanas”.

A showcase of Melbourne’s best dancers sharing pieces developed in workshops with the iconic dancer Priyadarsini Govind
Priyadarsini Govind is one of the foremost Bharatanatyam dancers among the current generation, who’s acclaimed work is known for her adherence to tradition whist at the same time effortlessly embraces the contemporary.

Ganga Crossings is presented as part of Sangam 2019.