Kala Sangam 21st January 2020
Vibes of Varanasi

Vibes of Varanasi

Hindustani Vocal and Jaltarang (Musical Bowls) concert


Pandit Dr. Rajeshwar Acharya  – Hindustani Vocal and Jaltarang

Pandit Sanju Sahai – Tabla


Thursday 1st October 2015 at 7:30pm, National Centre for Early Music (NCEM), York

Please visit www.ncem.co.uk

Tickets: Adults £13.00 | Concessions £11.00 | Students £5.00

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Saturday 3rd October 2015 at 7:00pm, Kala Sangam Arts Centre, Bradford

Tickets: Kala Sangam –

£7.50 Standard, £20 Family

£5 for staff and £3 for students (Bradford College only)

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Tuesday 6th October 2015 at 6:30pm at the Nehru Centre, London

Tickets: please visits www.nehrucentre.org.uk and for more info Click Here


The concert features a Hindstani vocal recital followed by the rare Jaltarang, which is a percussive melodic instrument, played on water filled China bowls.

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Dr. Acharya is one of the foremost exponents of Indian classical music from the celebrated Gwalior musical lineage hailing from the famous city of Benares(Varanasi), India. He holds a Doctorate degree from Benares Hindu University for his research in music. He has taught many musicians for the past 27 years. He is a convener of major festivals. He is an expert in vocal, Jaltarang and Santoor – the 100 stringed Dulcimer.

Pandit Sanju Sahai is one of the finest and most sought after Tabla player belonging to the Benares musical lineage. A child prodigy, he gave his first Tabla solo performance for a major festival in Benares at the age of 9 and later graduated in music. A phenomenal and outstanding Tabla player, he is well known for captivating his audience with his power, virtuosity and complete spontaneity. He has collaborated with many musicians of world musical genres.

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