The Allen Philharmonic Orchestra & Symphony Chorus presents a celebration and fusion of Indian and Western culture with its February concert — East Meets West.
Joined by dancers from the Nrityajyoti Dance Academy, who will be choreographed by Rinku Bhattacharya Das, as well as sitar player Amie Maciszewski, tabla player Harshad Kanetkar, vocal soloists Rupasri Shankar and Anjali Prabhala, and flute player Rajesh Prasanna, the Allen Philharmonic will bring the community a night of music that will seamlessly meld performances from the traditions of Indian with Western classical and popular music.
“We’re very excited to bring the North Texas community a beautiful blending of cultures with our East Meets West performance,” said Allen Philharmonic President Kathy Litinas. “You’ll hear music ranging from Bollywood to Tchaikovsky, as well as a number of works by Indian American composers prominent in the field today. We can’t wait for this amazing night!”
What: The Allen Philharmonic is celebrating the cultures of India and the Western world with East Meets West.
When: Saturday, Feb. 18 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at allenpac.org/events.
Where: PAC Performance Hall, 300 Rivercrest Blvd. in Allen, Texas
For tickets and more information, visit allen philharmonic.org.
About the Allen Philharmonic Orchestra & Symphony Chorus
Founded in 1998, the Allen Philharmonic Orchestra & Symphony Chorus (Allen Philharmonic) — a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization — is a professional orchestra of nearly 70 musicians, many of whom hold full-time positions as directors of bands and orchestras throughout the metroplex. With the goal of enhancing its community’s rich culture and fostering a community-wide appreciation for the art of music, the Allen Philharmonic presents an annual series of concerts and a variety of special events, community outreach and youth education programs. Corporate and individual donations, civic grants, the City of Allen and the Allen Arts Alliance fund the Allen Philharmonic. For more information or to donate, go to allen philharmonic.org.