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John O'Connell,  Dean

Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
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Fort Wayne, IN 46805-1499

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Indian Performance Series

IPFW/Shruti Indian Performance Series presented by
IPFW College of Visual and Performing Arts and Shruti of Fort Wayne

Vistaar – A Classical Indian Music Exploration

Featuring the Bamboo Flute, Sitar, Mridangam and Tabla

Saturday, Mar. 24, 2018       7:30 p.m.

IPFW Rhinehart Music Center        Auer Performance Hall


Shashank Subramanyam - Bamboo Flute

Purbayan Chatterjee - Sitar

Parupalli Phalgun - Mridangam 

Anubrata Chatterjee - Tabla

Expand your horizons during an evening filled with classical Indian music that will transport you to the beauty that is India. This magnificent performance features some of India’s most illustrious musicians: Shashank Subramanyam, bamboo flute; Purbayan Chatterjee, sitar; Parupalli Phalgun, mridangam; and Anubrata Chatterjee, tabla. Join us for Vistaar – A Classical Indian Music Exploration on March 24, at 7:30 p.m. in the Auer Performance Hall at IPFW.

A Grammy-nominated proponent of the flute, Shashank Subramanyam has a successful career in Indian classical music that spans over 30 years. He will be representing the South Indian genre of music in his duet performance with Purbayan Chatterjee. Chatterjee is known as one of the finest sitar players in Indian classical music and he represents the North Indian genre. These two musicians are considered to be among the best in India. Accompanying them are Parupalli Phalgun, an extremely talented mridangam player, and Anubrata Chatterjee, who was nurtured from a tender age to be a talented tabla player.

Music lovers will not want to miss this incredibly affordable performance. IPFW College of Visual and Performing Arts and Shruti, the Indian Cultural Society of Fort Wayne, have made it possible for tickets to be priced at merely $10 each. Students with a school ID are admitted free of charge. Vistaar – A Classical Indian Music Exploration is provided with support from the Shruti Indian Cultural Society and the IPFW College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA).

The IPFW CVPA and Shruti are concluding their sixth season offering Indian cultural experiences for audiences in northeast Indiana and are pleased to present yet another exciting collaboration to introduce patrons to some of the most acclaimed international Indian performers in music, dance and theatre.


Student’s with current school ID are free
$10 for All Others

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