Live concerts (10th Oct) @ INDIA MUSIC WEEK (N.Y.): Arnab Chakrabarty (sarod) & Sandip Bhattacharjee (vocalist) on stage.
Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on October 10, 2013
HarmoNYom & Brooklyn Raga Massive presents…
celebrating “India Music Week” at Tea Lounge!
1st concert on 10th October – 8:00 pm (EST):
Arnab Chakrabarty (Shahjahanpur Gharana) – Sarod, from UK & Sameer Gupta on Tabla
Arnab Chakrabarty is one of the most skilled sarode players in the world and as a classical purist on his instrument, has few equals. A relentlessly self-improving student of music, a teacher of extraordinary ability, an instrument designer, restorer and maker of considerable skill, Arnab Chakrabarty is the complete sarode musician of his generation. Arnab received his initial training from maestros Brij Narayan and Buddhadev Dasgupta, and has supplemented his musical education with vocal training from Pandit Yashwantbuwa Joshi and sitar music from Vinayak Chittar, an inimitable sitar maestro. Trained by the late Kalyan Mukherjea, a disciple of Radhika Mohan Maitra, the legendary custodian of the Shahjahanpur tradition of sarode music, Arnab is described by his teacher as “the best representative today, of the musical values I had inherited from Pandit Maitra”.
2nd concert on 10th October – 9:30 pm (EST):
Sandip Bhattacharjee (Kirana Gharana) – Vocal, from India Nitin Mitta on Tabla, NewYork
Sandip Bhattacharjee (Kirana Gharana) is a residential scholar at the ITC Sangeet Research Academy Under the Guidance of Ustad Mashkoor Ali Khan & Ustad Mubarak Ali Khan, the guru of Kirana Gharana from May 2002. He secured the second position at All India Radio Music Competition (1999) in Khayal besides standing First at the West Bengal State Music Competition 2001 in Bhajan. He was also a recipient National Talent Search Scholarship, Govt. Of India in 2001. An “A” Grade Performer of All India Radio, Doordarshan & ITC Sangeet Research Academy, Tollygunge ,Kolkata. – Sandip is also teaching Vocal classes in NY as a Guru of the AAICM.
venue: Tea Lounge (837 Union Street, Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY)
Subway: 2/3 to Grand Army Plaza
Suggested Donation: $15