World Music Institute
Saturday, OCT 13, 7pm
Pandit Birju Maharaj
Pandit Birju Maharaj  

Pandit Birju Maharaj is the legendary grand master of Kathak, India's great classical dance known for its intricate footwork and subtle mime. The torchbearer of the Lucknow gharana (school), he is renowned for his mastery of rhythm and expressive abhinaya. In this program of ancient and contemporary works, he is joined by his outstanding ensemble of musicians and dancers that includes his disciples Saswati Sen and his son Deepak Maharaj.
"a virtuoso of the finest nuance" New York Times
This national tour is organized by Katha Dance Theatre
Co-presented with Raga Music Circle
2537 Broadway at 95th St, NYC
$35 / IAAC MEMBERS: $30 with discount code WMI-IAAC when ordering online (link below) or purchasing through WMI Box Office (number below)
(212) 545-7536

There are also a limited number of VIP tickets which include a reception with the artist and help support WMI programs $125 (not eligible for discount)

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