Zakir Hussain is today appreciated both in the field of percussion and in the music world at large as an international phenomenon. A classical tabla virtuoso of the highest order, his consistently brilliant and exciting performances have not only established him as a National Treasure in his own country, India, but gained him worldwide fame. His playing is marked by uncanny intuition and masterful improvisational dexterity, founded in formidable study.
A famous name attached to this musician; young Rakesh Chaurasia is the nephew and child prodigy of flute maestro Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia. The most accomplished of disciples of his uncle, he shows all the promise to carry the Chaurasia legacy to new heights.
WHO: Zakir Hussain (tabla) and Rakesh Chaurasia (bansuri)
WHEN: Friday, October 12 at 8 p.m.
WHERE: Bomhard Theater
HOW: Tickets start at $32.50. Kentucky Center Member ticket discount is available for this show. Please call the Kentucky Center Member hotline at 502-562-0144. Standard tickets available at www.kentuckycenter.org/presents, by phone (502-584-7777, 800-775-7777), and in-person at The Kentucky Center box office and drive-thru. Please call(502) 562-0111 (V) for information about the range of accessibility options we offer to enhance your performance experience.