KRISHNA, BLUE LORD
5 JULY 9.30 pm
GIARDINI ACCADEMIA FILARMONICA ROMANA
via Flaminia 118, Rome
Pushkala GOPAL VOCALS
Shane SHAMBHU NATTUVANGAM
Jyotsna SRIKANTH VIOLIN
Prathap RAMACHANDRA MRIDANGAM
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A performance of Bharatanatyam Dance and Carnatic Music, with voice, cymbals, percussion and violin. The performance is based on the Indian divinity Krishna, and will interpret a series of texts from the vast corpus of Vaishnava literature. This performance is an original production by the dancer and choreographer Mavin Khoo, internationally acclaimed as one of the finest contemporary interpreters of Bharatanatyam dance.
Mavin Khoo is recognised internationally as a dancer, teacher, choreographer, and researcher. He studied Bharatanatyam dance in India under the renowned Maestro Padma Shri Adyar K.Lakshman. He has also studied contemporary dance at the prestigious Cunningham Studios in New York and classical ballet with Marian St. Claire, and Michael Beare. He is currently Rehearsal Director of the Akram Khan Company and Artistic Director of the Maltese National contemporary dance company ZFin Malta Dance Ensemble.
An event promoted by FIND Foundation and Accademia Filarmonica Romana. A production by Accademia Filarmonica Romana and Kama Productions. In collaboration with: International Day of Yoga Festival and Associazione Gamaka. With the patronage of the Indian Embassy in Rome, and the support of Incredible India. Partnership: Ristorante Guru.