Date: Sunday, April 6th 2014
Venue: Meervaart Theater, Amsterdam
A Grammy nominated exponent of the Flute, Shashank Subramanyam stormed into the music world at the age of six in 1984. With scintillating, primal tones he truly sings through the most organic and ancient of all instruments. His logic-defying virtuosity is the result of a magical innate talent coupled with the best possible training. Shashank has propelled the Bamboo flute into an enviable position by his playing techniques of which “the multi flute transposed fingering technique” and “the dual octave production” have won him world acclaim.
Pt. Rajeev Janardan
Date: May 18, 2014
Venue: Theater Meervaart, Amsterdam
Pt. Rajeev Janadran is an exponent of Hindustani Classical Music (North Indian style) and is recognised as one of the greatest Sitar & Surbahar players of his generation. Pt. Rajeev Janardan is an unparalleled artist; his versatility with the instrument and its techniques combined with his deep understanding of the ragas stands him apart. His renditions represent the pure essence of a highly revered musical heritage.
Ustad Zakir Hussain
Date: November 1, 2014
Venue: Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, Amsterdam
Zakir Hussain is today appreciated both in the field of percussion and in the music world at large as an international phenomenon. A classical tabla virtuoso of the highest order, his consistently brilliant and exciting performances have not only established him as a national treasure in his own country, India, but gained him worldwide fame. His playing is marked by uncanny intuition and masterful improvisational dexterity, founded in formidable knowledge and study.