Upcoming Concert

Stichting NAAD and BIMHUIS Proudly Present

Enchanting Sitar By Pandit Kushal Das

Pt Kushal Das – Sitar

Pt Sanju Sahai – Tabla

Sunday 17 November 2024 at Bimhuis – 20.30-22:00 HRS

Piet Heinkade 3  1019 BR, Amsterdam



Pt. Kushal Das is one of the iconic maestros of Indian Classical Music across the globe. He was born in a highly enriched musical family of Kolkata. Kushal started his training at a tender age of five under the guidance of his father and uncle. Later he received intensive & rigorous training in advanced sitar techniques and the art of creating music, under the affectionate guidance of Pt. Sanjoy Banerjee.

He is a leading exponent of both Sitar and Surbahar with a style that builds on Pandit Nikhil Banerjee's Maihar repertoire. With a profound knowledge of music and raga improvisation Kushal’s concerts are always marked for their aesthetic appeal and insight with a fine command of technical expertise. With maturity as his forte Kushal has the predominant virtues of Indian heritage and music. He has participated in most of the major concert festivals in India & abroad.


Pt. Sanju Sahai, a child prodigy, is the son and disciple of the legendary Pt. Sharada Sahai, and is one of the finest and most sought-after Tabla artists. As an international artist, Sanju Sahai has performed in over 30 countries at some of the world's major concert venues, including the Royal Albert Hall, Carnegie Hall, and the Sydney Opera House. He is the only tabla artist to perform on three separate occasions for the prestigious BBC Proms.

He continues to collaborate with diverse musical genres. His recent projects and collaborations include Sangeet Yatra, Rhythm Xchange, The Raga Taal, Bach to Benares, The Raga Jazz, Sangam, Pan Jazz, Bansuri Project, Encounter and Romali and Sacred Beats of Benares.

Website: www.sanjusahai.com

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