Indian Music Concert
Friday 12 August, 21:00
Hortos Open Air Theatre
Virginia Nicoli & Igino Brunori
Virginia and Igino studied Dhrupad in India under the guidance of the Gundecha Brothers, world leaders of the Dhrupad style. They are studying bansuri flute with Pandit Rajendra Prasanna. They perform internationally in various classical and innovative musical ventures and have been teaching Indian classical music worldwide for over 10 years. Combining their knowledge of the Indian oral tradition system and western pedagogy, they have created a unique way of teaching, making this music more accessible and inclusive.
Studied in India for more than 15 years, developing all four different tabla playing techniques in the Indian classical music tradition, which are solo tabla, accompanied by vocals, instruments and kathak dance. John teaches and performs all over the world as a soloist and accompanist in various Indian and contemporary music collaborations. Along with his studies in Indian classical music, he has trained for more than 20 years in Asthanga vinyasa yoga and Buddhist meditation.