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Virtual: The Spark with Tift Merritt: Sandeep Das
February 11, 2021 at 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Join Carolina Performing Arts for the fifth episode of The Spark with Tift Merritt, featuring musician and composer Sandeep Das. In this livestreamed series, Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter and UNC alumna Tift Merritt returns to take viewers behind the scenes in artist-to-artist video interviews that delve deep into the creative process.
Tift will sit down with longtime Carolina Performing Arts friend Sandeep Das, one of the world’s leading tabla virtuosos. A 2019/2020 Guggenheim Fellow and Grammy Award winner, Das has established himself as one of India’s top tabla maestros and composers, building a prolific international reputation spanning over three decades. He has performed countless times alongside other musical giants also well-known to CPA’s audiences, including Amjad Ali Khan, Yo–Yo Ma, and Silkroad Ensemble, with whom he collaborated on the Grammy-winning album Sing Me Home.
Runtime: approximately 60 minutes, including a live audience Q&A. If you have questions or concerns related to accessibility, please contact Carolina Performing Arts. You can also check out the livestream events guide.
Registration for this event closes at 12 p.m. EST on February 11, 2021. This is a live event, but the recording will be available on-demand for all ticketholders for 72 hours from the time of the performance.
Suggested ticket donation (per household) is $15.