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The Mystical Arts of Tibet

Theater
Saturday, September 17
8 - 10 pm
Wisconsin Union Theater | Shannon Hall
Cost: Free
Beautiful costumes and sacred music and dance from Tibet close the residency of the Tibetan Monks. Don’t miss this incredible artistic and spiritual performance in Shannon Hall.

Endorsed by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, this free performance features multiphonic singing in which the monks simultaneously intone three notes of a chord. The Drepung Loseling monks use traditional instruments such as 10-foot long dung-chen horns, drums, bells, cymbals and gyaling trumpets. Rich brocade costumes and masked dances, such as the Dance of the Sacred Snow Lion, add to the splendor.

The monks of Drepung Loseling have performed with Kitaro, Paul Simon, Philip Glass, Eddie Brickell, Natalie Merchant, Patti Smith, the Beastie Boys, and the Grateful Dead’s Mickey Hart, to name but a few. Two of their recordings achieved top-10 listings on the New Age charts:Tibetan Sacred Temple Music (Shining Star Productions) and Sacred Tibetan Chants (Music and Arts Program of America, Inc.). Their most recent recording, Compassion (Milennia Music), pairs them with the Abbey of Gethsemani Schola in an encounter of Gregorian chant with Tibetan multiphonic singing.


 Check out the other exciting events happening at the Madison World Music Festival!


 

Endorsed by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, this free performance features multiphonic singing in which the monks simultaneously intone three notes of a chord. The Drepung Loseling monks use traditional instruments such as 10-foot long dung-chen horns, drums, bells, cymbals and gyaling trumpets. Rich brocade costumes and masked dances, such as the Dance of the Sacred Snow Lion, add to the splendor.

The monks of Drepung Loseling have performed with Kitaro, Paul Simon, Philip Glass, Eddie Brickell, Natalie Merchant, Patti Smith, the Beastie Boys, and the Grateful Dead’s Mickey Hart, to name but a few. Two of their recordings achieved top-10 listings on the New Age charts:Tibetan Sacred Temple Music (Shining Star Productions) and Sacred Tibetan Chants (Music and Arts Program of America, Inc.). Their most recent recording, Compassion (Milennia Music), pairs them with the Abbey of Gethsemani Schola in an encounter of Gregorian chant with Tibetan multiphonic singing.


 Check out the other exciting events happening at the Madison World Music Festival!


 

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