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Songs of Benares - From the River Ganga to the Rio Grande (Albq)

Friday, May 24, Tortuga Gallery, Albuquerque: Songs of Benares - From the River Ganga to the Rio Grande , the kickoff event of Sangeet Millennium's spring 2019 northern New Mexico tour. An authentic world music concert comes to Barelas' Tortuga Gallery, weaving together classical South Asian vocal, tabla drums, and sitar in the first half, followed by a blend of sax, sitar, and tabla for a fusion sound in the second half, featuring the Dallas-based world music collective Sangeet Millennium Ensemble with guest artists on tour from India.

The ensemble’s leader/project director, Dr. Amie Maciszewski, a native of Raton and former Albuquerque resident, has spent her adult life studying, playing, teaching about, and promoting the traditional music and musicians of India, having lived there for over a decade.

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General Admission $20, Student/Senior $15, Sponsor (couple) $100