Stichting Naad and RASA present:
Pt. Nayan Ghosh
Pt. Nayan Ghosh - Sitar
Sandip Bhattacharya - Tabla
Venue: RASA, Utrecht
Date: April 11, 2015
Pandit Nayan Ghosh is an artist with a unique musical dimension. He is acclaimed worldwide for being the only maestro with a superlative command on two diverse instruments – the Tabla and the Sitar. Artistic brilliance, rich repertoire and a magnificence of tone are the hallmarks of his performances. Having received intensive and extensive training in tabla, sitar and vocal from his illustrious father, the renowned tabla maestro and guru, Padmabhushan Pt. Nikhil Ghosh, Nayan Ghosh is respected among musicians and loved by discerning listeners alike for his innate artistry and emotive musical depth in his performances.
Pandit Nayan Ghosh also performed together with Terry Riley & Niti Ranjan Biswas in Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, as part of the World Minimal Music Festival 2015. The World Minimal Music Festival is a renowned biennial music festival at Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ. The event returns from 8 to 12 April 2015 for a series of special concerts and events dedicated to and inspired by minimal music. During the festival, Terry Riley played with Indian music celebrity Nayan Ghosh on Friday night, April 10, during the 'Indian Night'. Riley is strongly influenced by Indian music and also lived in India for years.