World Music Festival Chicago banner
Supporting Information Facts

Department:

City Services

World Music Festival - Ragamala: A Celebration of Indian Classical Music + Dance

Friday, September 8-Saturday, September 9, 2017 • 6:30pm-10am

Chicago Cultural Center, Preston Bradley Hall & Millennium Park, Great Lawn • Free Admission • All Ages

World Music Festival  >  Ragamala

 

Roopa Panesar(click on image to enlarge)

 

For the 5th year, spanning 15 hours and featuring dozens of performers, Ragamala offers a jaw-dropping assortment of Indian classical music from some of its greatest and emerging practitioners. Ragamala functions as the perfect, immersive introduction to the classical music of India.

Presented in collaboration with Kalapriya Center for Indian Performing Arts

 

Evolution of Songs from Indian Films: 1930-2017Anjali Ray

6:30-7:30pm

Anjali Ray, vocals with Rishi Thakkar, tabla + Anis Chandnani, harmonium

(Sunset - 7:12pm)

 

The stories of "Ahimsa: Non-Violence"

7:50-8:50pm

 Anindo Chatterjee

Rhythms of India

9:10-10:25pm

Anindo Chatterjee, tabla with Anubrata Chatterjee, tabla and Rohan Misra, sarangi

 

Sanctuaries

10:45-11:45pm

 

Jugalbandi

12-1:30amAmbi Subramaniam

Alam Khan, sarode with Ambi Subramaniam, violin with Salar Nader, tabla and Mahesh Krishnamurthy, mridangam


Hindustani - Santoor + Tabla from North India

1:50-3:05am

Satish Vyas, santoor with Anindo Chatterjee, tabla

 

Music from Abhang & Carnatic Traditions

3:25am-4:40am

Shiv Subramaniam, vocals, Sruti Sarathy, violin, Rajna Swaminathan, mridangam

 

JugalbandiRoopa Panesar

5-6:10am

Roopa Panesar, sitar with Prishanna Thevarajah, mridangam and Nitin Mitta, tabla

 

Suprabhatam

Awakening the Gods

Conducted by Ahila Devi Vigneshwaran

6:15-6:30am

(Sunrise @ 6:25am)

 

Yoga + Gong Meditation @ Millennium Park, Great Lawn

Zen Yoga Garage + GongLab

8am-10am

Information and Resources


Chicago Cultural Center

Chicago Cultural Center
Preston Bradley Hall
3rd Floor South
78 E. Washington St.

Chicago, IL 60602

Millennium Park
201 E. Randolph St.
Michigan Ave. & Columbus Ave.
Chicago, IL 60601


FREE Admission

Chicago Cultural Center
Building Hours:

  • Monday–Thursday, 9am–7pm
  • Friday, 9am–6pm
  • Saturday, 9am–6pm
  • Sunday, 10am–6pm

Closed Holidays, except:

    • Lincoln's Birthday (Feb. 13),
      9am-7pm
    • Pulaski Day (Mar. 6), 9am-7pm
    • Easter (Apr. 16), 10am-6pm
    • Columbus Day (Oct. 9), 9am-7pm
    • Veterans' Day (Nov. 10), 9am-6pm

Visitor Information