Taalim School is a proud community partner of the Drive East Festival 2015, presented by Navatman.
Drive East is one of the largest Indian classical music and dance festivals outside of India bringing a diverse line-up of performers to New York City for one week. With 26 concerts over 7 days, there is something for everyone!
Check out the schedule below and get your tickets today (season passes and individual show tickets are available).
Monday, August 10th
6:45 – 8:15PM: Archana Joglekar – Kathak Solo
8:30 – 10:00PM: Naada Surabhi – Carnatic Music, Instrumental (Violin-Percussion)
Tuesday, August 11th
6:00 – 7:00PM: Ashwini Ramaswamy with Live Orchestra – Bharatanatyam (Solo)
7:15 – 8:15PM: Max ZT accompanied by Karsh Kale ft Kane Mathis – Hammered Dulcimer Instrumental (Solo)
8:30 – 10:00PM: Sandip Bhattacharjee accompanied by Anirban Roy Chowdhury – Hindustani Vocal (Solo)
Wednesday, August 12th
6:00 – 7:00PM: Shiva Jyoti Dance Academy – Bharatanatyam (Group)
Please note this is specifically a youth group.
7:15 – 8:15PM: Niharika Mohanty – Odissi (Solo)
8:30 – 10:00PM: Navatman Music Collective – Carnatic Vocal (Group)
Thursday, August 13th
6:00 – 7:00PM: Navatman Dance – Bharatanatyam (Group)
7:15 – 8:15PM: Mitali Bhawmik (vocalist) accompanied by Arun Ramamurthy and Shivalik Ghoshal – Hindustani Vocal (Solo)
8:30 – 10:00PM: Shyamjith Kiran and Viraja – Bharatanatyam (Duet)
Friday, August 14th
7:15 – 8:15PM: STEM Dance Kampni – Contemporary/Classical Fusion Dance (Group)
8:30 – 10:00PM: Guitar Prasanna – Carnatic Guitar (Solo)
Saturday, August 15th
6:00PM – 7:00PM: Aparna Sindhoor Dance Theater – Contemporary Indian Dance
7:15 – 8:15PM: Kamala Reddy and Soumya Rajupet – Kuchipudi (Duet)
Sunday, August 16th
1:30 – 2:30PM: Jay Gandhi, Indrajit Roy Chowdhury – Hindustani Sitar/Bansuri (Jugalbandi)
2:45 – 3:45PM: Andrew Sterman Group – Indian inspired Western Classical Fusion (Group)
4:00 – 5:00PM: Janak Raj – Bharatanatyam (Solo)