- The Mohan Brothers: Lakshay and Aayush
Raised in Delhi—though not in a musical family, which is usually the case for traditional Indian musicians—the brothers were endorsed by Ravi Shankar himself, who encouraged and promoted their playing when they were children. Accompanied in concert by a tabla player (Nitin Mitta), the Mohans select a traditional raga (melody) to perform and improvise, making the most of their brotherly telepathy to deliver one stunning passage after another. This month, the pair visit the US for their second tour here, which is titled, appropriately, “Strings in Harmony.”
Watch this promotional trailer for the tour:
The Mohan Brothers’ “Strings in Harmony” tour will visit the Egg in Albany, New York, on October 13 at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $30 and $35 ($15 for students). For more information, call (518) 473-1845 or visit http://www.theegg.org/.