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Appropriation, Cross-Pollination, Cultural Transmission

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Wednesday, February 28, 2018 -
8:15pm to 9:30pm
Faculty of Music
Denis Arnold Hall

Shruti Jauhari & Ensemble ISIS

Delage’s Quatre poèmes hindous (1912)
A selection of Hindustani works
New Work by Des Oliver

John Traill, conductor
Shruti Jauhari, vocalist
Hannah McDermott, vocalist
Janan Sathiendran, tabla
Rekesh Chauhan, harmonium

Sounds of South Asia Series presents a cross-cultural collaboration between All India Radio artist Dr. Shruti Jauhari, Ensemble ISIS (conductor: John Traill), and British composer Des Oliver. Jauhari sings a collection of Hindustani works, followed by Ensemble ISIS performing Maurice Delage’s Quatre poèmes hindous (1912), a piece influenced by the classical music of India, and sung here by Oxford student Hannah McDermott. The concert ends with a new work by Oliver and performed by Jauhari, Janan Sathiendran on the tabla, and Ensemble Isis.

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