Rhythm Spirits

Rhythm Spirits

Explore the intersection between classical music and Indian classical musical culture.

Legendary tabla maestro Zakir Hussain, Indian classical violinist Kala Ramnath, and San Francisco Symphony musicians interpret Indian folk traditions to the tune of today. CURRENTS: Rhythm Spirits is a journey that sees unique musical and cultural perspectives coming together having been touched by the passing of time, personal reflection, and the desire to hear more, and hear differently, together.

Heard in this program:
USTAD ALLARAKHA QURESHI (arr. Chris Votek and Neelamjit Dhillon): ‘Bichhua’
Zakir Hussain, tabla
Kala Ramnath, Indian classical violin
Barbara Bogatin, cello
Scott Pingel, bass
Douglas Rioth, harp

ZAKIR HUSSAIN (arr. Zakir Hussain and Neelamjit Dhillon): ‘Laya-Jam’
Zakir Hussain, tabla
Jacob Nissly · Bryce Leafman ·James Lee Wyatt III · Stan Muncy, percussion

TRADITIONAL (arr. Neelamjit Dhillon and Chris Votek): ‘Sands of Time’
Zakir Hussain, tabla
Kala Ramnath, Indian classical violin
In Sun Jang · Raushan Akhmedyarova, violins
Katie Kadarauch · Christina King, violas
Amos Yang, cello
Daniel G. Smith, bass

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  • Rhythm Spirits

    Explore the intersection between classical music and Indian classical musical culture.

    Legendary tabla maestro Zakir Hussain, Indian classical violinist Kala Ramnath, and San Francisco Symphony musicians interpret Indian folk traditions to the tune of today. CURRENTS: Rhythm Spirits is a journe...

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