Nitya Nritya FoundationNitya Nritya Festival 2022
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Nitya Nritya Foundation
Nitya Nritya Festival 2022
September 10th – 11th, 2022
Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
On sale: 8/12/22 at 10am
Nitya Nritya Foundation presents the annual Nitya Nritya Festival in the weekend after Labor Day. This year, we bring back in-person events as part of this festival at Leona Wagner Black Box Theatre on Saturday, September 10, 2022 and at Jeanne Wagner Theatre on Sunday, September 11, 2022.
The Nitya Nritya Festival is a curated Indian classical dance and music festival, now in its 6th year – an immersive weekend that combines engagement with a range of Indian arts in formal concerts/performances, talks, Q&As, lobby exhibits and Indian snacks.
Details at: https://nityanritya.com
Purchase tickets to both days (Festival Pass) to receive a discount.
Day1: $20 (children 12 & under / student: $12)
Day2: $30 (children 12 & under / student: $18)
Festival: $40 (children 12 & under / student: $24)
Discounted student tickets (equivalent of child ticket price applicable to both a single day or a Festival Pass) may be purchased on phone or in-person at our box office.
September 10th, 2022 at 7pm
Leona Wagner Black Box
Run time: 150 minutes, includes 10 minute intermission.
Navarasa – A musical portrait of human emotions.
Krithika Natarajan, will present a thematic Carnatic music concert, accompanied by Vignesh Thyagarajan (violin), and Vignesh Venkataraman (Mridangam).
Preview of Sangam.
Sangam is an upcoming work of Jyothsna Sainath in collaboration with percussionist/composer Wachira Waigwa-Stone, flautist Gary Hansen, and Hindustani vocalist Suchinth Murthy.
September 11th, 2022 at 2pm
Jeanné Wagner Theatre
Run time: 270 minutes, includes two 15 minute intermissions.
SLC Ensemble – Bhakti
Selected content from a recent workshop by Carnatic Vidwan Sikkil Gurucharan will be presented by a local ensemble lead by Satheesh Iyer, who will also present a talk to contextualize the theme.
Through Fish Eyes – Prakriti Dance
Prakriti Dance, led by Kasi Aysola takes timeless movement vocabularies of classical Indian forms and interprets contemporaneous themes bringing relevance and context to Indian art. This work follows the changing relationship between humanity and the oceans.
Divine Moments – Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt and Subhen Chatterjee.
(In partnership with India Cultural Center of Utah).
A legend of Hindustani music and genius par excellence,
Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt is the creator of the Mohan Veena, an adaptation of the Western Hawaiian guitar. Amongst many other accolades, he has also been a recipient the Grammy award.
Age policy: Recommended for ages 8 and up. All patrons must have a ticket (no babes-in-arms).