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Raj Kapoor + Jiwan Shrestha

Spiral Music

Wednesday, June 1, 2016
6:00 PM–9:00 PM

Spiral Music presents acoustic music every Wednesday evening at the base of the Museum’s spiral staircase. Artists who specialize in music from the Himalayas and South Asia are invited to forge a connection between their music and the art in the galleries.

About the Musicians

Raj Kapoor (madal) serves as Music and Dance Director of Dance Theater of Nepal. He performs and teaches in many organizations and institutions throughout New York and the United States as well as in national and international folk arts festivals. He is an expert on all Eastern drums and mentors a variety of age groups in Nepali folk and film-style dance forms.

Jiwan Shrestha (harmonium) is an award winning Nepali composer and vocalist. He founded the Nepalese recording studio “˜Digital Symponic Recording’ where numerous song for movies and special events have been produced and recorded. Jiwal has worked with legendary musicians and and composers from all over South Asia and has performed with Dance Theater of Nepal since the 90’s.