In November 2013, internationally acclaimed Western violinist Hilary Hahn released her groundbreaking CD In 27 Pieces: The Hilary Hahn Encores. She commissioned a wide range of composers to write short encore pieces. One of her collaborators was celebrated Hindustani violinist Kala Ramnath.
Watch as these two incredible violinists from very different performance traditions speak to one another about their collaboration:
You can listen to an excerpt from Ramnath’s encore, Aalap and Tarana here.