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Dr Rajeshwar Acharya on Jaltarang

UK will witness a Hindustani Vocal and Jaltarang (Musical Bowls) concert by Pandit Dr. Rajeshwar Acharya who will be accompanied by Pandit Sanju Sahai on Tabla…reports Asian Lite News

Dr Rajeshwar Acharya on Jaltarang
Dr Rajeshwar Acharya on Jaltarang

The upcoming Hindustani Classical music concert features a Hindustani vocal recital followed by the rare Jaltarang, which is a percussive melodic instrument played on the water filled bowls (Musical Bowls).

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 players and belongs to the Benares


musical lineage. A child prodigy, he gave his first Tabla solo performance at 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.

Thursday 1st October 2015 at 7.30 pm, National Centre for Early Music (NCEM), York

Tickets:  please visit www.ncem.co.uk

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

Tickets: Kala Sangam – £7.50 Standard, £20 Family and £5 Concessions

Please visit www.kalasangam.org

 Tuesday 6th October 2015 at 6.30 pm at the Nehru Centre, London

Tickets:  please visit www.nehrucentre.org.uk