Gian Luigi Diana + Jonathan Singer
Wednesday, December 2, 2015
6:00 PM–9:00 PM
Gian Luigi Diana (sitar) lived for more than six years in India studying sitar and Dhrupad-style vocal technique in Vrindavana, Uttar Pradesh. He has studied under the guidance of the world-renowned sitar master Ustad Shahid Parvez.
Jonathan Singer (percussion) has been praised for his “superb four-mallet technique” (The New York Times) and listed among the Village Voice‘s “Best of New York.” His solo appearances include performances with the Detroit Symphony and Grammy-winning Nighthawks. Singer has performed across the United States, India, Japan, Brazil, and Canada and on the stages of Alice Tully Hall and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. He is a recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship and Queens College grant to study in India. He has worked with teachers Michael Lipsey, Nancy Zeltsman, Jamey Haddad, Erode Nagaraj, and Abhijit Banerjee.