Events

Past lectures and concerts:

Events

Dr. Cassio performing the Tagore Songs of Love and Destiny, in the transcription of Alain Danielou for voice and piano. Venice, October 14 2016.   February 26, 2016: “The Sonic Pilgrimage in the Sikh Tradition” Lecture and Concert. Music and Poetics of Devotion in the Jain and Sikh Traditions Conference.  Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles.   March 4th, 2016: “Gurbānī Kīrtan: a distinctive genre of Sikh music, at the crossroads of the Hindu and Muslim traditions.” Lecture and Concert. South Asian Music...

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Dr. Cassio awarded the Stessin Prize 2015

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On May 17 2015, Dr. Cassio was awarded the Stessin Prize for outstanding scholarly...

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Dr. Cassio guest at the WOMEN’S VOICES FESTIVAL (NY)

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WOMEN’S VOICES FESTIVAL FRIDAY OCTOBER 10, 2014 –  7:30PM Saint Peter’s Church, 619 Lexington Ave (Entrance on 54th St. between Lex. & 3 Ave), NYC 10022 Invited Guest: Francesca Cassio – PhD Sardarni Harbans Kaur Chair in Sikh Musicology Associate Professor Music Department, Hofstra...

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Recital “The Words of My Beloved” Hymns from the Sikh Gurus’ Tradition

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Dr. Francesca Cassio (Sardarni Harbans Kaur Chair in Sikh Musicology at Hofstra University) will perform traditional hymns from the Sikh Gurus’ repertoire (late 15th -early 18th century) in the medieval dhrupad style. Dr. Cassio will be exceptionally accompanied on pakhawaj by Parminder Singh Bhamra (from the Anad Foundation, India) and on taus by Nirvair Kaur Khalsa. The event celebrates the Sikh Festival of Vaisakhi. The Words of My Beloved – Hymns from the Sikh Gurus’ Tradition Wednesday April 9th, 7:30pm Helene Fortunoff Theatre,...

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Installation of  Francesca Cassio, Ph.D. as  The Sardarni Harbans Kaur Chair in Sikh Musicology

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Installation of  Francesca Cassio, Ph.D. as  The Sardarni Harbans Kaur Chair in Sikh Musicology

Installation of Francesca Cassio, Ph.D. as The Sardarni Harbans Kaur Chair in Sikh Musicology Monday, October 22, 2012 HOFSTRA University – New...

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