WORLD STAGES—The Manganiyar Seduction

November 1 – 2
Presented by: The Kennedy Center
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Conceived and directed by Roysten Abel, The Manganiyar Seduction brings together more than 40 singers and instrumentalists from the Rajasthani deserts performing traditional Manganiyar music in an astonishing audio-visual feast. The musicians are seated on the stage in a four-story bank of small lighted pods, each pod occupied by a single performer who is illuminated whenever his voice or playing joins the extended piece of music being performed. As the ensemble grows in number and the sound gathers momentum, a dramatic and astounding build-up of musical instruments and voices is created as three generations of the Manganiyar community take you into a world which is even beyond yours or their own.

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Music: Global Music Festivals

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