Pandit Ramesh Misra
The sarangi, which means "100 colors" in Hindu, is a squat bowed instrument that appears to have been invented by inspired aliens, with a sound strongly reminiscent of sung vocals. Misra, a disciple of Ravi Shankar, will discuss and perform his luminous music tonight, but don't be surprised if he leaves out the part about performing on Aerosmith's Asiatic Nine Lives.
Wed., April 25, 7:30 p.m., 2012
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter