Pt. Shubhendra Rao & Sandip Bannerji

Pt. Shubhendra Rao (Sitar) & Sandip Bannerji


Pt. Shubhendra Rao,  a composer and sitar player is ranked amongst the top soloists of India. The press describes him as "a musical bridge to many cultures" and "a thinking musician, constantly endeavoring to carry his instrument beyond conventional boundaries". His music is "an experience that is not aimed at titillating the senses, but to seize the soul".

A protege of Pt. Ravi Shankar, he is acknowledged by critics and connoisseurs alike as a worthy successor to his teacher's tradition.

He is a classical musician, as well as a collaborator, performed at prestigious venues and festivals like the Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall, Broadway, the Sydney Opera House, the National Arts Festival, the Theatre de la Ville, Dover Lane Music Conference, and St. Xavier's college Ahmedabad to name a few, will be presenting morning raagas at the Rietberg Museum.

Pt. Shubhendra Rao will be accompanied by the young tabla maestro Sandip Bannerji

Date: Sunday, 1st July 2018 11.00 AM bis 1.00 PM
Venue: Museum Rietberg, Park-Villa Rieter, Seestrasse 110
            Tel: 044 415 31 31 /

Entry: CHF 30 / 25 (incl. Entry to the exhibition at Park-Villa Rieter)