Special Guests: Chicago Children’s Choir directed by Josephine Lee, mezzo-soprano Julia Bentley, soprano, Genevieve Thiers, pianist Kuang Hao Huang, sarod virtuoso Soumik Datta, Zeshan Bagewadi and Zamin, tabla master Kalyan Pathak, and 52 gongs
In partnership with Build the Peace Chicago, The Peace School, the International Day of Peace and the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), Fulcrum Point New Music Project celebrates its 15th anniversary with a concert of classical and contemporary music from India and America.
This interactive concert of music for strings, gongs and song features an international flag processional with students from Prosser Career Academy High School, the World Premiere of Robert and Kathleen Lombardo’s tribute to Holocaust survivors, “Against Forgetting”, Param Vir’s tantric prayer for peace, “…beyond the reach of the world…”, and “Shanti Paath: One Resonance: One Peace” by Elizabeth Basta and Kalyan Pathak to which you can sing your prayer and ring a gong for peace!
Shanti: 15 Annual Concert for Peace is dedicated to Kathleen Lombardo.
Location: Millennium Park, Jay Pritzker Pavilion