Literature Panel: The Last Mughal
Celebrated author William Dalrymple reads from his award-winning book The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty, Delhi, 1857, accompanied by classical singer Vidya Shah.
- Thu., Mar. 17, 2011, 7:30 PM
- Terrace Gallery
- 90 minutes
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Accompanied by classical singer Vidya Shah
FREE, no tickets required
Discover a bygone era of matchless splendor--the period of the last Mughals. This evocative evening celebrates the sweet, poignant poetry and ghazals of the Mughal court, brought to life by celebrated author William Dalrymple reading from his award-winning book The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty, Delhi, 1857. Experience a forgotten world of emperors, poets, courtesans, politics, bayonets, intrigue, and love.
Part of maximum INDIA.
Presented in cooperation with Indian Council for Cultural Relations, New Delhi and Embassy of India, Washington, DC.
Indra K. Nooyi
David M. Rubenstein
Stephen A. Schwarzman
Dr. Romesh and Kathleen Wadhwani
The HRH Foundation
Major support is provided by David and Alice Rubenstein.
Additional support is provided by the Trehan Foundation, Dr. Romesh and Kathleen Wadhwani, Amway Corporation, and RB Properties Inc.
International Programming at the Kennedy Center is made possible through the generosity of the Kennedy Center International Committee on the Arts.