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Free Preview Performance & Discussion "Concerto for Tabla and Orchestra" Oct. 9

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(L-R) Yona Stamatis, Alastair Willis, Sandeep Das, Dinuk Wijeratne

FREE Performance & Discussion

Thursday, October 9, 2014, Noon
Suggs Performance Studio

Join UIS Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology, Yona Stamatis in an interview/demonstration with:

  • Alastair Willis, Music Director of the Illinois Symphony Orchestra.
  • Sandeep Das, virtuoso tabla player (Grammy-nominated, member of Yo-Yo Ma's Silk Road Ensemble).
  • Dinuk Wijeratne, Sri-Lankan composer.

They will preview their  Illinois Symphony Orchestra? performance, "Concerto for Tabla and Orchestra," composed by Dinuk Wijeratne on Saturday, Oct 11, 7:30, at Sangamon Auditorium.
Click here for more information about the full Illinois Symphony Orchestra concert.

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Yona Stamatis hosts and produces special arts coverage of the Illinois Symphony Orchestra on NPR Illinois | 91.9 UIS including interviews and music engagement events.
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