15.04.2018  at  20.00 h
Indian classical sitar
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Born in a highly enriched musical family of Kolkata, Kalyanjit Das is one
of the brightest young sitarists in the field of Indian Classical Music.
His music primarily signifies the ‘Senia Maihar Gharana’ style of playing.
Maintaining the true heritage of Hindustani Classical Music, his
aesthetical approach along with resonant power and delicate intricacies
with the rhythm naturally captivate the listener.

Kalyanjit started learning the sitar at the age of three under the
guidance of his father Pt.Kushal Das, and continues his rigorous and
intensive talim under him. Kalyanjit also receives training in advance
sitar techniques and art of music-making from Pt.Sanjoy Bandopadhyay. His
mother  Smt. Sujata Das initiated him in vocal training at a young age and
now he  also receives guidance from Ud.Rashid Khan as well. He is cared
about the different Talas, Layas & their variations by Sri Biplab
Bhattacharya, Pt.Subhankar Banerjee, & also attended workshops of the
famous Tabla Wizard Pt.Shankar Ghosh.
Kalyanjit stood 1st in the All India Radio Music Competition in 2013 and
was invited to perform at NCPA(Mumbai) & was honoured the "Ravi Koppikar
Memorial Award" by The International Foundation for Fine Arts. Kalyanjit
has toured extensively in France, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, UK
and USA.

An All India Radio Grade A Artist, Sandip Banerjee is playing tabla since
1973.  He is well known for his graceful accompaniment and powerful adept
solo performance. Besides his frequent trips to abroad, to perform,
lecture and conduct workshops he is a regular T.V. and Radio artist in
India.  Sandip was awarded ‘National Scholarship’ from the Government of
India in 1992. He is an enlisted artist in ICCR( Indian Council for
Cultural Relation) in professional category and SPIC MACAY.  He has
several CDs with different artists in India and abroad. His book on
learning Tabla titled ‘Le Tabla’ has been published from ID Music, France.
This book is also available in English now.
He has learned tabla from Late Pandit Kanai Dutta, Pandit Sanjoy
Mukherjee(over 20 years) and pandit Sankha Chatterjee.
Lovers of Indian Classical music around the world will continue to be
enthralled by this first class mature and powerful performing artist now
and in the years to come.


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