Alan Kozlowski present
An evening of Indian Classical Music with Santoor Maestro
Pt Tarun Bhattacharya
About the Event
One of the most celebrated torch bearers of Indian classical music, Santoor Maestro Pt Tarun Bhattacharya has been a pioneering musical ambassador of India. A Senior Disciple of the legendary Godfather of World Music, Pandit Ravi Shankar, Pandit Tarun Bhattacharya has revolutionized the 100 stringed Santoor.
Santoor Maestro Pt Tarun Bhattacharya has traversed the globe many times over performing in some of most awe-inspiring venues and cities as Royal Albert Hall, Palace-de-beaux (Brussels), Theater- De-La-Viile (France), Apollo Theatre (Spain), Jubilee Auditorium (Canada), Kremlin (Russia).The mesmerized list of admirers including Prince Charles, George Harrison, Paolo Solaris and many more respected figures across the Globe. The famous Maihar Gharana’s only Santoor Maestro, Pandit Bhattacharya has revolutionized Santoor, the instrument, as well as its style of play. He displayed for the first time ever (1980) that one could ‘meend’ or glide notes at the lower octave in a hammered instrument like Santoor.
Maestro Tarun Bhattacharya is the inventor of “mankas” or fine tuners that help in the tuning of these 100 stringed instruments fast, with a long-lasting effect and a very high degree of accuracy. His innovative techniques and improvisations on the shape and string arrangements have resulted in deeper and more classical sound for the Santoor.
Maestro Tarun Bhattacharya has released over 100 CD’s and received a long list of awards around the world.
An evening of magical music not to be missed.
Tickets on sale September 24 at 10 am!
$65 - VIP
(VIP ticket includes premier seating and a pre-show reception at 6:30 PM with drinks and hors d’oeuvres)
$30 - Section A
$15 - Students w/ID
Pandit Tarun Bhattacharya and Prosenjit Poddar, A performance at the TISS Mumbai (October 2015)