The Center for the Performing Arts of India (CPAI) of the University of Pittsburgh and Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) are pleased to announce performance and lecture-demonstration tours of the following four musician groups during the year 2001. Please take this opportunity to arrange a performance and/or a lecture-demonstration of these outstanding performers. Click on an artists name for their photographs and their biographical information.
|Artists||Duration of the Tour||Concert Fee|
|Arati Ankalikar-Tikekar (vocal) with Mukundraj Deo (tabla) and Sudhir Nayak (harmonium)||March 13 - April 23||$1,500 - $1,800|
|Pandit D. K. Datar (violin) with Aneesh Pradhan (tabla)||March 20 - May 6||$1,400 - $1,700|
|Purbayan Chatterjee (sitar) with Abhijit Banerjee (tabla)||Spetember 17 - October 22||$1,400 - $1,700|
|Uday Bhawalkar (dhrupad-vocal) with Manikrao Munde (pakhawaj)||Spetember 17 - October 29||$1,400 - $1,700|
| Depending on the day of the week, the area of the country and whether a lecture-demonstration or a workshop is to be included, the total concert fee will vary. See concert schedule for details. This fee is inclusive of international and domestic travel as well as administrative, national publicity and health insurance costs. The local organizer will be responsible for local transportation, local hospitality, local publicity, local arrangements related to the performance, workshop or lecture-demonstration. Depending on the travel schedule, the type of the program arranged, the local organizer will also be responsible for providing comfortable lodging and boarding for up to three nights, which can be arranged in private homes or in a hotel/motel.
Please contact Dr. Dixit, preferably before January 15, 2002 for the concerts scheduled for March - April 2002, and before May 15 for the concerts scheduled in September - October, 2002. He can be reached at (412) 963-8023 (res) between 6:00 - 10:00 pm on weekdays or between 9:00 am and 10:00 pm on weekends and holidays. His office telephone number is (412) 648-8582, his FAX# is (412) 648-8475 and his e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org.