Abhik Mukherjee & Shankh Lahiri
|Date:||Sunday, November 20, 2022|
Abhik Mukherjee & Shankh Lahiri | Sunday, Nov. 20, 7 p.m.
Tickets: $20 members; $22 not-yet-members; $11 students (13+)
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Shankh Lahiri is a multi talented Tabla artist, Singer, Music educator, Music Producer and Composer, With strong traditional Indian Classical Music training and wide performing experiences in World Music, he has achieved a deep understanding of Cultural Music and gained a reputation as a highly creative and innovative concert performer in both Classical and World Music genres.
Abhik Mukherjee is a Kolkata-born sitar player of the Etawah-Imdadkhani gharana. He was initiated to sitar at the age of six by his father, Sri Tarit Mukherjee, and Sri Bimal Chatterjee, while simultaneously receiving vocal instruction from Sri Kaylan Bose. He has since taken talim from Pandit Arvind Parikh and Pandit Kashinath Mukherjee, themselves disciples of the legendary Ustad Vilayat Khan. He is a gold medalist in musicology from Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata, and has also received a scholarship from the Ministry of Culture, India. Abhik currently lives in New York City and is a founding member of Brooklyn Raga Massive, an Indian classical music artists’ collective. He is the director of academic affairs at Chhandayan School of Music in New York City.
Chef Richard has returned and the Kumquat Kitchen will be open for dinner. Drinks will also be available for purchase.
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