Lecture, Symphony Performance Celebrate Global Music
- By University Communications
James Marsh Professor-at-Large Srinivas Krishnan is back on campus this week for a performance and lecture, both free and open to the public. Krishnan, a master percussionist from Chennai, India, is founder of the Global Rhythms World Music Ensemble, which showcases world music performed by dozens of artists.
Krishnan will conduct the UVM Symphony Orchestra along with Yutaka Kono, Saturday, April 27 at 7:30 p.m. in the Davis Center's Grand Maple Ballroom. The performance will include "Symphonic Episodes" by Professor Emeritus Thomas L. Read and "Romeo and Juliet" by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsy. Special guests Marion de Peraza, violin; Aaron Bishara, drums; Arjun Chandy, voice; Patricia Julien, flute; Jeff Queen, snare drum; and Garin Webb, saxophone, will also perform.
While the concert is free, tickets are required and are available at the Davis Center information desk.
On Friday, April 26, Peraza, Queen and Webb will join Krishnan for a special lecture, "Journeys through Broadway, Bollywood, El Sistema and Las Vegas," in the Davis Center's Silver Maple Ballroom.
Information: (802) 656-3186, www.uvm.edu/president/marsh.