DOWNTOWN — Ragamala, the largest all-night presentation of live Indian classical music in the United States, is happening Friday at the Chicago Cultural Center.
Now entering its 10th year, the Indian classical music showcase runs 6 p.m. Friday-8 a.m. Saturday in Preston Bradley Hall at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St. The event is free.
Ragamala will feature the work of well-known Indian classical artists alongside younger musicians who are carrying on the musical tradition, according to the event’s website.
Hindustan classical music from the northern region of India and Pakistan as well as Carnatic classical music from the southern region of Indi will be featured throughout the all-night show, according to the website.
More information is online.
- 6-7:15 p.m.: Purbayan Chatterjee, sitar, Rakesh Chaurasia, bansuri, Ojas Adhiya, tabla
- 7:45-9 p.m.: Roopa Mahadevan, vocal, Sruti Sarathy, violin, Rohan Krishnamurthy, mridangam
- 9:30-10:45 p.m.: Anupama Bhagwat, sitar, Amit Kavthekar, tabla
- 11:15 p.m.-12:30 a.m.: Indrajit Banerjee: sitar, Rupak Kulkarni, bansuri, Hindole Majumdar, tabla
- 1-2:15 a.m.: Saraswathi Ranganathan, veena, Sruti Sarathy, violin, Rohan Krishnamurthy, mridangam
- 2:45-4 a.m.: Suhail Yusuf Khan: sarangi, Amit Kavthekar, tabla
- 4:30-5:45 a.m.: V.K. “Flute” Raman, flute & Rohan Krishnamurthy, mridangam
- 6:15-7:30 a.m.: Manik Khan, sarod, Hindole Majumdar, tabla
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