Wed, Oct 10, 2018 at 07:30pm
Wed, Oct 10, 2018 at 09:00pm
Join celebrated Hindustani musician Aastha Goswami for an intimate concert on Harvard campus.
Aastha Goswami received her music training from the prestigious ITC SangeetResearch Academy in Kolkata where she trained under the tutelage of Pandit Arun Bhaduri and the legendary Padma Vibhushan Smt. Girija Devi Ji.
Performing for more than 20 years all over India, with numerous awards and honors to her credit, Aastha is based in Vrindavan, the cultural-spiritual center of Krishna worship.
Deeply entrenched in the famous Kirana (Gharana) classical musical tradition of Hindustani music, she has also immersed herself in the stream of Devotional music. While her repertoire showcases traditional classical compositions, she enriches her performances with a rare collection of compositions of the Braj region celebrating Krishna and the seasons of devotion.
As the renowned classical dancer Padmashri Geeta Chandran says: “Aastha Goswami’s voice is like honey flavoured by the rarest saffron of selfless sadhana and when this dedicated riyaaz is perfected at the feet of Radharamanji in Vrindavan, it transcends time and space to pierce infinity! She is on a different internal journey; reaching Ishwara through Swara!”
Location: Stewart Room at Lowell House
1201 Massachusetts Avenue
Fri, Apr 13, 2012 at 05:30pm
Fri, Apr 13, 2012 at 07:30pm
Diana Eck, Professor of Comparative Religion and Indian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Member of Faculty of Divinity, Harvard Divinity School
Chair: Hitesh Hathi, Producer, Here and Now, WBUR
Co-sponsored by Lowell House and the Department of South Asian Studies