A concert with special guest artist flautist Ron Korb which combines three traditions of spiritual music and poetry: Tagore's songs, Urdu Sufi poetry, and Gospel music. Each of these three traditions is well-established and well known within its own cultural space. This program puts them in dialogue with one another through both finding common threads and highlighting their individuality.
Co-sponsored by the Program in South Asian Studies.
About the Artist:
Grammy nominated and multi-award-winning flautist Ron Korb is famous for playing a wide variety indigenous woodwinds from around the world. His critically acclaimed music has been released in twenty countries on various record labels. The albums are on many top favourite lists and legendary singers in Asia have made cover versions of his music. He has toured extensively throughout Europe, Canada, the USA, Central America, Australia, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, and Hong Kong, Mainland China, Singapore and Japan. Ron’s compositions are evoke imagery of the diverse cultural traditions and experiences of his travels.