The Spark with Tift Merritt: Sandeep Das
Join us for the fifth episode of The Spark with Tift Merritt, featuring musician and composer Sandeep Das. In this livestreamed series, Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter and UNC alumna Tift Merritt returns to Carolina Performing Arts to take us behind the scenes in artist-to-artist video interviews that delve deep into the creative process. On February 11, Tift will sit down with longtime Carolina Performing Arts friend Sandeep Das, one of the world’s leading tabla virtuosos. A 2019/2020 Guggenheim Fellow and Grammy Award winner, Das has established himself as one of India’s top tabla maestros and composers, building a prolific international reputation spanning over three decades. He has performed countless times alongside other musical giants also well-known to CPA’s audiences, including Amjad Ali Khan, Yo–Yo Ma, and Silkroad Ensemble, with whom he collaborated on the Grammy-winning album Sing Me Home.