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Live at the Suggs: Sandeep Das

Sandeep Das playing tabla
Rachel Otwell
NPR Illinois | 91.9 UIS
Sandeep Das

A tabla virtuoso is in Springfield. Sandeep Dashas worked with greats like Yo-Yo Ma and Ravi Shankar. He will play with the Illinois Symphony Orchestra, headed by Alastair Willis, on Saturday (CLICK HERE for more info.)

In this interview, UIS ethnomusicology professor Yona Stamatis speaks with Maestro Willis about the concert, called 'Beethoven Meets the Silk Road': 

You can also hear a demonstration and conversation between Stamatis, Willis, Das, and composer Dinuk Wijeratne, here:



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Credit Randy Eccles / NPR Illinois | 91.9 UIS
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Rachel Otwell of the Illinois Times is a former NPR Illinois reporter.
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