On October 16. 2010, the Arcosanti Community Council is proud to welcome back World Recognized Pandit Tarun Bhattacharya and Abhijit Banerjee for an incredible afternoon of Classical Indian music that touches the inner soul.
The featured musician Pandit Tarun Bhattacharya is a master of the santoor, a 100-stringed ancient instrument similar to the hammered dulcimer. Bhattacharya comes from a musical family and studied with internationally known musician Ravi Shankar. He has performed around the globe, including previous appearances at Arcosanti and Cosanti. Bhattacharya will be accompanied by tabla player Abhijit Banerjee. The tabla is a set of traditional hand drums played with fingers and palms.
The Arcosanti Cafe presents an Indian dinner with Tandoori Chicken, Basmati Rice, Dal, Vegetables in Cumin scented Tomato Gravy, Yogurt Raita, and Rice pudding for dessert.
In addition to dinner and the performance, a Classical Indian Music Workshop will be offered for which participants may bring their own instruments. The cost for the workshop is $10.
2:00 p.m. Complimentary Arcosanti Tour
3:00 p.m. Indian Classical Music Workshop
5:00 p.m. Performance
6:30 p.m. Dinner
Ticket prices are $30 for Dinner and Performance or $20 for the Performance only ($10 for Students). Reservations are required and can be made by calling the Arcosanti Gallery at 928-632-6217.[image & text: Nadia Begin]