Hindustani vocalist Rita Sahai performs. Rita Sahai is an acclaimed composer and performer of North Indian Classical, Light Classical and Bhajans. She has toured extensively throughout the United States, Canada, United Kingdom and India. She has produced several CDs of her own, one of which, "Rangamalika", was considered for a Grammy nomination in 2003. Ms. Sahai is also the recipient of many awards for her musical efforts. The most recent occurred in March, 2013 when she was inducted into The Alameda County 2013 Women’s Hall of Fame and was recognized for her contributions to Culture and Art.
Rita will be accompanied on tabla by Daniel Kennedy, on harmonium by Gautam Gandhi, and on viola by Rachel Unterseher.