Experience an enchanting musical evening with Sitar Player Ustad Nishat Khan accompanied by Tabla Maestro Pandit Subhankar Banerjee.
Pandit Subhankar Banerjee: A classical Tabla virtuoso and has been considered as a torch bearer and thunderously applauded by the greats of Tabla and stalwarts of Indian music for his scintillating and versatile way of playing. His consistently brilliant performances and masterful improvisational dexterity created a constant demand in India and gained him a worldwide fame. One of the most favorite accompanists of many of India’s greatest musicians and dancers, Subhankar has constantly been flying dotting the map of the world presenting his music in famous venues since last twenty eight years.
Nishat Khan is a world renown Sitar player, born on 25th October, 1945 in Kolkata, India. Not only is he the son of Ustad Imrat Khan but also the nephew of Ustad Vilayat Khan.He hails from one of the most famous music families in the North Indian classical tradition that extends back for seven generations.He played at his first concert when he was 7 years old and has been doing this for the last 41 years. He has collaborated with some of the best musicians across the globe such as John McLaughlin, Philip Glass, Paco Pena, Evelyn Glennie, and Django Bates. Ustad Nishat Khan stands at the threshold of the future of sitar and Indian music with his uniquely invigorating, contemporary approach. He draws on his own musical heritage as well as engages other genres as diverse as Western classical music, jazz, Flamenco and Gregorian chant.
ES Live members can collected free guest passes on a first cum first served basis from Ei Samay office on 5th March’19 between 2- 6 pm. Conditions apply.