One of South Indian classical (Carnatic) music’s deepest devotional singers, Jayashri is also the composer and performer of “Pi’s Lullaby,” from Life of Pi. Beside being immersed in the classical tradition, she was also a renowned Bollywood “playback” singer and has collaborated with Finland’s Avanti orchestra. She’ll perform here accompanied by violin, mridgangam drum, and ghatam pot, so expect classical transcendence.
Sun., Oct. 20, 2 p.m., 2013
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on October 16, 2013