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A concert of songs of Rabindranth Tagore transcribed by Alain Daniélou, performed by Italian artists Francesca Cassio (vocals) and Gloria Campaner (piano) on 23rd January at India International Centre

Data:

23/01/2020


A concert of songs of Rabindranth Tagore transcribed by Alain Daniélou, performed by Italian artists Francesca Cassio (vocals) and Gloria Campaner (piano) on 23rd January at India International Centre

Italian Embassy Cultural Centre is pleased to invite you to the concert of songs of Rabindranth Tagore transcribed by Alain Daniélou, performed by Italian artists Francesca Cassio (vocals) and Gloria Campaner (piano). The event is part of the project “Very Alive Minds: West meets East through Culture and Music” organized by the India-Europe Foundation for New Dialogues and Kama Productions.

About Gloria Campaner

Gloria Campaner is an Italian concert pianist, devoted human rights activist and beloved music and piano teacher at international universities. A versatile and innovative artist who performs all over the world, Gloria was born in Venice and made her debut at the age of twelve with the Venice Symphony Orchestra. Gloria has never stopped developing her talent and advancing her career, performing at some of the most prestigious music festivals all over the world and winning national and international contests. She is also deeply involved in charity, education and music-awareness projects around the globe with a view to share emotions and positive energy through music with those who would not normally have this opportunity.

About Francesca Cassio

Francesca Cassio is Professor of Music at Hofstra University, New York, USA where she has held the Sardarni Harbans Kaur Chair in Sikh Musicology since 2011. After obtaining a PhD in ethnomusicology from the University of Rome, in affiliation with the Benares Hindu University, Cassio conducted extensive research in India and trained in vocal music under the legendary musicians Ustad Rahim Fahimuddin Khan Dagar and Dr. Girija Devi. Before joining Hofstra University, Cassio was lecturer of ethnomusicology and Indian music at the University of Trento, Conservatory of Vicenza and Conservatory of Adria, as well as Visiting Professor at Viswa Bharati University in Shantiniketan, India. She is the recipient of several international grants and the author of a monograph on the Dhrupad genre of Hindustani classical music. In 2015, she was awarded the Stessin Prize for her article “Female Voices in Gurbani Sangit and the Role of the Media in Promoting Female Kirtanie.

Free Entry.

Informazioni

Data: Gio 23 Gen 2020

Orario: Dalle 18:30 alle 20:30

Organizzato da : India International Centre

In collaborazione con : Italian Embassy Cultural Centre

Ingresso : Libero


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