Ritesh and Rajnish Mishra (vocal)
Hindole Majumdar (tabla)
Praneet Marathe (harmonium)
Ritesh and Rajnish Mishra are among the leading young vocalists of India. They represent the sixth generation of a family of eminent musicians of the Benaras Gharana. They have trained under a number of great musicians, including the famous duo, Pandits Rajan and Sajan Mishra, their father and uncle, respectively. They have performed extensively at concerts in India and abroad, and have received several prestigious awards, including the Yuva Ratna Award, the Bhavishya Jyoti Award, the Sangeet Natak Akademi’s Ustad Bismillah Khan Award, and the Sangeet Samriddhi Samman and also received a Grammy nomination. They are 'A' grade vocalists of All India Radio and Doordarshan (Indian National Television). For more information, see: http://riteshrajnishmishra.com/
Hindole Majumdar already occupies a commendable position among the young tabla players of his generation. He received his training from Shibsankar Karmakar, a disciple of the late Ustad Karamatullah Khan, and from Pandit Sankha Chatterjee. A graded artist of All India Radio and Doordarshan, he has won numerous awards, including the first prize at several All Bengal tabla solo competitions.
May 7, 2019, Pandit Partha Bose (sitar), 7:00PM
May 29, 2019, Vidwan Jayant (flute), 7:00PM
We are grateful to the Asian Indian Classical Music Society (AICMS) benefactors and members, the University of Notre Dame, the Liu Institute of Asia and Asian Studies, and the Center for Social Concerns, for making these concerts possible.