The Mridangam is one of the oldest Indian percussion instruments, that originated at least 2,000 years ago. It is an art form that is passed on through generations from teacher to student (called Gurukula system). It is expected that a student, discovers and learns by experience, which is very unique to this ancient art form. At this performance, Inesh will first have a short pure Carnatic concert. The second half will showcase how this instrument has been and could be adapted to world music like the Doumbec, Kathak & Tap dancing, Violin trio and so on. His recital will include performances by Roopa Mahadevan, Anjna Swaminathan, Ashwini Vytheswaran, Jorge Villanueva, Kiyoshi Hayashi & team, and Anjali Nath and Ian Berg.
Light refreshments will be served during the break and dinner to follow after the concert. Watch the video invitation.