MFMS: Pandit Ranajit Sengupta & Ashim Chowdhury
21 May 2017 | 1pm until 3pm
The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
Music for the Mind and Soul: Pandit Ranajit Sengupta, Ashim Chowdhury and Kousic Sen
Tickets: £12/£10 Concessions
Next in Milapfest’s special Jugalbandi themed concerts as part of its Music for the Mind and Soul series is Sarod superstar, Pandit Ranajit Sengupta and accomplished sitarist Ashim Chowdhury. They will be accompanied by Tabla maestro Kousic Sen.
As one of the most established Sarod players in the world, Pandit Ranajit Sengupta is the winner of many prestigious music awards (including the President’s Award, HMV’s Best Talent of the Year, Alauddin Memorial Award & Nikhil Bannerjee Memorial Award). He is also a fellow of the Ministry of Culture for the Indian government and he regularly lectures in universities across the world.
Ashim Chowdhury has established himself as one of the most talented Sitar players of his generation, presenting the glorious traditions of the Great Imdad Khani Gharana. Ashim is a regular performer in numerous concerts and conferences in India and around the world throughout the year. Ranajit is widely recognised as one of the leading Sarod musicians of our time, having toured extensively all over the world and collaborated with a wide range of musicians, which have influenced and enriched his own practice.
Ranajit and Ashim will be accompanied by internationally renowned tabla artist Kousic Sen, a virtuoso performer who is loved for his incredible skill and creativity.
Pandit Ranajit Sengupta (Sarod)
Ashim Chowdhury (Sitar)
Kousic Sen (Tabla)
Please click here for Pandit Ranajit Sengupta’s Website
Box office information
The Bridgewater Hall, Lower Mosely Street, Manchester, M2 3WS
0151 291 3949 | 0161 907 9000