Inside The Arts: Marigny Opera Ballet, Musaica Chamber Ensemble, Sitar Master Usman Khan

Apr 16, 2019

This week on Inside the Arts, the Marigny Opera Ballet, known for its award winning original contemporary ballets is gearing up for a 6th season of dance with an original take on Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Artistic director Dave Hurlbert joins us.

Then, the award-winning Musaica Chamber Ensemble presents its final concert of the season with Songs of the Earth, a global journey, including two new premieres.  Musaica president and violist Bruce Owen stops by with Loyola composition student Dylan Tran.

And, the meditative beauty of Indian classical music comes alive this week with a rare American performance by renowned sitar master Usman Khan. Jayashree Rao and Chithra Prasankumar with the Indian Arts Circle of New Orleans stop by for a chat.

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