In its 32nd Anniversary Season, Katha Dance Theatre
Proudly Celebrates its Guru
Pandit Birju Maharaj for his 80th birthday
Featuring 3 generations of Kathak dancers
Pandit Birju Maharaj, his daughter Mamta Maharaj, his son Deepak Maharaj,
his grandchildren Ragini Maharaj, Tribhuvan Maharaj and Shinjini Kulkarni
Along with his prime disciple Saswati Sen
Added attraction: Grammy Award Winner Tabla Artist Ustad Zakir Hussain
“Birju Maharaj is in the class of the great western performers such as Baryshnikov, Margot Fonteyn, Martha Graham and Merce Cunningham. He is a phenomenon”.
Beate Gordon, Director of performing Arts Department of the Asia Society, New York
Zakir Hussain has astounded me with the depth and breadth of his musical intelligence: his fine attention to detail, his willingness to be a supportive accompanist, his wide-ranging curiosity and generosity with international collaborators and his exuberance and pedagogical approach to performance.
Mathew Andrews, Oregon ArtsWatch
VIP Seats: $100 includes post-show backstage reception with the artist.