Evening Concert

A fascinating program that mixes West and East on the “Evening Concert”


Tonight at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 it’s a  “Deutsche Welle Festival Concert” from Bonn with compositions  that combine western classical music with classical music  of India. You’ll hear “Meetings Along the Edge” a collaboration between Ravi Shankar and Philip Glass plus the premiere of “Kismet” for orchestra, percussion and bansuri.  

Thursday May 23: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts 2018-19 (DWF 18-21)

Indo-German Campus

Bernhard Schimpelsberger, percussion

Rakesh Chaurasia, bansuri

SPLASH – Percussion North Rhine-Westphalia

Taal Yogi Ashram & Nad-Roop Percussion Ensemble

National Youth Orchestra of Germany

Leslie Suganandarajah, conductor

Ravi Shankar / Philip Glass: Meetings Along the Edge from Passages

Trad.: Chalan and Rela; Trad.: Teentaal Bandishes; Trad.: Takite Dina

Trad. / Bernhard Schimpelsberger: Path of Rhythm

Param Vir: Uroborus from The Theatre of Magical Beings for orchestra

Bernhard Schimpelsberger / Rakesh Chaurasia: Raga Bhimpalasi in Rupak Taal

Glass: Ragas in Minor Scale*
Shankar: Shanti Mantra*

Steve Reich: Variations for vibes, pianos and strings, first movement

Trad.: Dhun

Bernhard Schimpelsberger / Rakesh Chaurasia: Kismet for orchestra, percussion and bansuri (world premiere, commissioned by Deutsche Welle)

*On CD Legacy Records #0828767450223 [The Essential Ravi Shankar – 2 CD set]