Indian Classical Music Circle of Austin
May 21, 2023 to October 15, 2023
Bates Recital Hall 2406 Robert Dedman Drive, Austin, TX
About the Event:
Indian Classical Music Circle of Austin (ICMCA)
Prashant Manikal, President
P.O. Box 203454; Austin, TX 78720-3454
Classical, World Beat
ICMCA is excited to kick off another season of world-class instrumental, vocal and dance performances.
Sunday, May 21 @ 5:00 Ganesh Kumaresh at Bates Recital Hall
The Awesome Twosome perform in Austin! This dynamic violin duo are among the leading exponents of the Carnatic violin and the most recognized names in the current generation of collaborative music.
This is a very special tour of as they celebrate 50 years of performing together for their audiences across the globe!
Accompanying Ganesh Kumaresh are:
Vidwan Kulur JayachandranRao on Mridangam
Vidwan Trichy S Krishnaswamy on Ghatam
Saturday, September 16 Shakti
John McLaughlin * Zakir Hussain
Ganesh * Selvaganesh
With Special Guest Bela Fleck
50th Anniversary Tour of the magical Indo-Fusion band Shakti to perform in Austin
August 19 @ 7:00 Punyah Dance Company at Westlake Performing Arts Center
Presented by Bengaluru-based Punyah Dance Company, comprising Adithya PV, Parshwanath S Upadhye and Shruti Gopal, ‘ABHA’ – a re-telling of the Hindu epic Ramayana, doesn’t follow the conventional way of storytelling. The production incorporates pieces such as varnam, padam and thillana, resembling a margam with each expounding certain segments from the Ramayana.
Sunday, October 15 @5:00 at Bates Recital Hall - Tribute to Pandit Rajan Mishra
Padma Bhushan Pandit Rajan Mishra has left an indelible mark on the world of Hindustani classical music. ICMCA pays homage and tribute to this late legend of the Banaras Gharana by hosting his sons, maestros Ritesh and Rajnish Mishra in a fabulous vocal concert.