- Sept. 4, 2019
-- Soorya Performing Arts, a not for profit organization, is bringing their 6th
Annual St. Louis Indian music festival to the Ghandi Center (727 Weidman Rd, Ballwin, MO 63011) September 20th
to showcase different music genres from India. This FREE event provides an overview of devotional, classical, folk, instrumental, film and modern music systems from India, this festival is conceived by music Gurus Seema Kasthuri and her husband Prasanna Kasthuri. Showcasing Indian music's four millennian history dating back to 2nd
century BCE, it features great works that provide a detailed study of music and life in Indian culture: from a peasant or weaver singing while working, to a royal musician singing in front of a king or a devotee singing in the temple.
A variety of international musicians will perform selections representing traditional, classical, instrumental and modern Indian music. Soorya Dance Company will be presenting unique dance performances based on 15th
century poems led by famous Indian dancers Samanvita, Sadhana, Mounica and others.
The music festival will feature a closing performance called – "Mera Bharath Mahan" with multiple languages to showcase the depth, variety and entertaining qualities of Indian music.
This event is partially sponsored by Missouri Arts Council. More information and a full list of musicians performing can be found at http://www.sooryaperformingarts.org/