with Pt. VISHWA MOHAN BHATT assisted by AMITA DALAL and NIHAR MEHTA
colle Labirinto 24 – Zagarolo, Rome
Saturday 25 june
Sunday 26 june
10-12am & 3-6 pm
Monday 27 june
10.30-12.30am & 3-6pm
The workshop will be open to both advanced students and beginners.
FIND Foundation will host a workshop of Indian music (raga & tala), conducted by Maestro Vishwa Mohan Bhatt and Nihar Mehta. The workshop will be held in Villa Labirinto, formerly the residence of Alain Daniélou, and now FIND’s residential centre in Italy.
Maestro Vishwa Mohan Bhatt will conduct a Workshop on Indian music and raga, with the assistance of Amita Dalal (sitar) in the Tagore Auditorium.
In parallel, Nihar Mehta will conduct a Workshop on tabla and tala in the Pagoda in the Foundation gardens. During these three days, the participants will be able to share their exper iences through a ser ies of improvisation and jam sessions during which they will play and study together.
Pt. Vishwa Mohan Bhatt (Grammy Award winner) World-renowned Indian musician, and inventor of the Mohan Veena, and student of Ravi Shankar, he has performed with leading jazz musicians such as Terry Riley, Ry Cooder, and George Brooks. Recipient of the Grammy Award for his album “Meeting by the River” with Ry Cooder. He has performed in many international festivals, including the “Crossroads Guitar Festival” in California, with an audience of 35,000.
Accomplished tabla player, Nihar is from one of the most important Indian families of philosophers and musicians, and which founded the prestigious “Saptak School of Music”. In 2006, he founded “Saptak-India”, to promote classical Indian music in Europe, and in particularly in his adopted country, France. The association has contributed to the creation of many cultural events in France, Switzerland, Germany, Italy, and the United States.
25 june: 60 €
26 june: 100 €
25 + 26: 150 €
26 + 27: 180 €
25+26+27: 260 €
All costs include a coffee break, a light buffet lunch, and a closing snack on Monday 27 June.
Camping with tents is also possible in the gardens of the Foundation, with prior reservation and according to availability (€10 per night per person to cover costs)
Places are limited (max. 15 per workshop, tot. 30). All applications must be received by June 10 2016, and participation will be confirmed on the order of receipt of applications. Participation is to be considered confirmed only following receipt of all payments.