Birju Maharaj enthralls New York

Sometimes, when I listen to cricket commentary on radio, I hear people say a player has missed a catch or a batsman misses the ball," said Pandit Birju Maharaj. "All this happens because of no rhythm. Whether in cricket or in life, rhythm is everything.

That rhythm, the staple of Kathak dance, reverberated throughout the cavernous concert hall of Peter Norton Symphony Space in New York as the legendary Kathak maestro gave a three-hour recital of the classical dance form on October 6, kicking off the annual Festival of India organised by the World Music Institute.
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