Fri Oct 13–Sat Oct 14, 2023

The Resonance Between

A world premiere by Alam Khan, Arjun K. Verma, Del Sol Quartet, and Nilan Chaudhuri
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Internationally-acclaimed artists Alam Khan and Arjun K. Verma deftly blend the resonant splendor of the Indian classical tradition with western classical sensibilities, in a groundbreaking collaboration with distinguished composer Jack Perla. Featuring the critically-acclaimed Del Sol String Quartet and internationally performing tabla player Nilan Chaudhuri.

Khan’s father, sarode maestro Ali Akbar Khan, widely considered the “J.S. Bach” of Indian classical music, brought this music to the world in the 20th century, along with famed sitarist Pandit Ravi Shankar—both revered for their astonishing classical virtuosity as well as for their visionary east-west collaborations.

In this world premiere performance celebrating the 2023 album, The Resonance Between will take audiences on a musical journey exploring what it means to belong to more than one culture and to find one’s identity between and beyond them. Weaving through different musical approaches including scintillating Indian classical solos, subtly evolving loops, Beethoven-esque counterpoint, and modern textural pads, this piece presents a new type of ensemble sound, and is one of the first-ever works composed for this instrumentation of sarode, sitar, tabla, two violins, viola, and cello.

The result is cinematic, intimate, nuanced, and exhilarating, and will be a sure delight for Bay Area audiences.

This project is made possible by generous support from the Creative Work Fund.

Learn more at The Resonance Between Official Website.





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Fri, Oct 13
Sat, Oct 14

Run Time

80 minutes



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