Virtuosity, Sheer Joy Characterize Evening of Indian Percussion

United StatesUnited States Zakir Hussain & Masters of Percussion: Zakir Hussain (tabla), Fazal Qureshi (tablia and kanjira), Rakesh Chaurasia (bansuri), T.H.V. Umashankar (ghatam), Sabir Khan (sarangi), Navin Sharma (dholak), Abbos Kosimov (doyra), Ningombam Joy Singh (dancing drummer of Manipur), presented by Cal Performances, Zellerbach Hall, University of California at Berkeley. 24.3.2012 (HS)

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In San Francisco, Finding the celestial In Debussy’s “Martyrdom of Saint Sébastian”

United StatesUnited States Debussy, Janáček: Karina Gauvin (soprano), Joanna Taber (soprano), Sasha Cooke (mezzo-soprano), Leah Wool (mezzo-soprano), Frederica von Stade (narrator), San Francisco Symphony Chorus, San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, 13.1.2012 (HS)

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