Classical Movements to stream “Concert for India,” May 6

Posted on: May 5, 2021

On May 6, Classical Movements, the concert-touring company and music presenter based in Alexandria, Virginia, will live-stream “A Concert for India” on Facebook and YouTube. The virtual event, presented free of charge, is being held “in solidarity with the resilient and beautiful people of India” during that country’s worsening COVID-19 health crisis, says Neeta Helms, Classical Movements’ founder and president. The concert will feature eight Indian American classical musicians performing Indian and Western classical music and contributing personal statements. Musicians will include Reena Esmail, Vijay Gupta, Saili Oak, Sherezade Panthaki, Dilshad Billimoria Posnock, Jason Posnock, Rohan Ramanan, Eva Schaumkell, Priyanka Venkatesh, and Vijay Venkatesh. The virtual concert will take place on May 6 at 11:30 a.m. ET / 8:30 a.m. PT. Viewers are encouraged to donate to international and Indian organizations supporting efforts to fight the pandemic.