A Creative Impulse—Rabindranath Tagore, the Nobel Laureate Poet, Musician, and Painter from India

Speaker Sharmila Roy Pommot

Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 7:00pm9:00pm
Hamilton Building - Lower Level
Free admission, reservations required.

Noted scholar and musician Sharmila Roy Pommot grew up at Vishva Bharati University in Shantiniketan, India, which was founded by Rabindranath Tagore (1861‒1941), who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913. She studied Tagore’s songs and classical Indian music and her voice has enriched the films of Satyajit Ray, Peter Brook, and others. In her lecture, she will describe Tagore’s creativity in literature, music, and painting.

A reception will be held after the lecture at MAD Beans & Wine Cafe.

Admission is free; for reservations or more information, contact 720-913-0040 or dbryant@denverartmuseum.org.

Sponsored by William Sharpless Jackson Jr. Endowment for Curator’s Circle.

 

Image: Rabindranath Tagore