Highly regarded tabla performer visits BU for concert, workshop

March 24, 2017

The poster for the Rivers concert at Brandon University features Shawn Mativetsky looking to the sky and playing the tabla on a riverbank.

Shawn Mativetsky will perform a solo tabla concert on Friday, March 24 at Brandon University.

Noted Canadian tabla performer Shawn Mativetsky is bringing his expertise as an educator and a performer to Brandon University (BU) on Friday, March 24.

Mativetsky will deliver a tabla/rhythm workshop in Kinsmen Hall of the Queen Elizabeth II Music Building from 12:40 – 1:30 p.m. All students and faculty are welcome to attend.

Mativetsky will return to the Music Building for an 8:15 p.m. solo tabla concert in the Student Lounge. Mativetsky’s performance, Rivers, is billed as a rhythmic journey to Varanasi, India. It will include a guest performance by Parmela Attariwala on violin.

Admission to both events is free.