Ancestral Voices
Ancestral Voices

Ancestral Voices

Arnab Chakrabarty, Yogesh Samsi & Gundecha Brothers

Sunday 8 April

6.30pm - 8pm | Arnab Chakrabarty & Yogesh Samsi

Arnab Chakrabarty is an outstanding exponent of Hindustani classical music, and is one of the best-known sarod players active today. Arnab's performances are noteworthy for a profound understanding of raga, deep erudition of both the sarod tradition controlled virtuosity and an exquisite tonal quality. Pandit Yogesh Samsi, one of India's finest tabla players, will accompany Arnab and their performances together promises to be an extraordinary meeting of the minds.

Arnab Chakrabarty - Sarod
Pt Yogesh Samsi - tabla


8.30pm - 10.30pm | Gundecha Brothers

Umakant and Ramakant Gundecha are the leading exponents of the Dhrupad, considered the oldest form of classical composition. They were tutored by vocalist Ustad Zia Fariduddin Dagar and Ustad Zia Mohiuddin Dagar (the distinguished performer of Rudra Veena) under at the Dhrupad Kendra, Bhopal, India. They are among the most active and sought-after performers on the Indian and international music circuits. They will be singing great Hindi poetry by Tulsidas, Kabir, Padmakar and Nirala, in Dhrupad style .

Umakant Gundecha - dhrupad vocal
Ramakant Gundecha - dhrupad vocal      
Akhilesh Gundecha - pakhawaj
Tina Rawal - tanpura


For ticket price information, see here.


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