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Trichy Sankaran: South Indian Percussion Master

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Trichy Sankaran (mridangam, kanjira, voice)

Curtis Andrews (percussion)
Kaushik Sivaramakrishnan (violin)

Expect to be transported to the outer realms of a virtuosic rhythmic imagination with grace, taste, and emotional depth with South Indian percussion master Trichy Sankaran. Focused on the drumming traditions of South Indian classical music/Carnatic music, this concert of solo and ensemble performances will include original compositions by Sankaran.

Carnatic violinist Kaushik Sivaramakrishnan will provide melodic support and Sankaran’s long-time student Curtis Andrews will contribute percussive and tala-keeping assistance.

Sankaran is the world’s foremost mrdangam player and holds an honorary doctorate from UVic for his academic and musical accomplishments. A renowned percussion virtuoso, Indian music scholar and composer, Sankaran is the founding director of Indian music studies at York University in Toronto.


Concert tickets: Regular $20 / Students $15 (At the door. Cash only)

Contact Name: UVic School of Music
Contact email: concert@uvic.ca
Contact phone: 250-721- 8634

Website: https://finearts.uvic.ca/music/calendar/events/guest-concert-trichy-sankaran/



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