Maestros of Classical Indian Music - Pt. Rajan & Pt. Sajan Misra

The Rietberg Museum is honored to present the great maestros for classical Indian music, Pt. Rajan & Pt. Sajan Misra in an exclusive concert on 28th October 2018.

The inimitable duo of Indian Classical music Pandit Rajan & Pandit Sajan Misra does not need any introduction for the Indian music lovers. They are one of the top most Indian Classical Vocalists today, with a distinguished lineage.

They belong to the family of great maestros of Banaras. They commenced their tutelage at a very tender age from the maestros of Banaras Gharana, their father and uncle, Pandit Hanuman Prasad Misra & Pandit Gopal Misra respectively.

Banaras, one of the oldest cities of the world, also declared as UNESCO City of Music,is enriched with centuries of musical, spiritual and cultural heritage

The voices of Pandit Rajan & Pandit Sajan Misra carry the rich nuances of this spiritual city. And their music embraces those ancient sensibilities which are rendered in a contemporary setting to reach out to the world.

Their music takes you from the tangible earthiness of Banaras, to the intangible grandeur of the ragas.

Their mellifluous voice conveys the aesthetics of music in a lucid earthy manner, combined with masterly command over the techniques. The intricate creative process makes their rendering both academically rich and melodically abounding. Their music religiously observes the
purity of raga and is gifted with rare sensitivity. Honoured recipients of prestigious Padmabhushan Award, Tansen Award, Omkarnath Thakur Award, Kashi Gaurav, Yash Bharti Award, were conferred the Honorary Citizenship of Baltimore, USA, Pandit Rajan & Pandit Sajan Misra have delighted audiences all over the world, and their creativity and contribution to the art has won them wide recognition from various quarters and many accolades.

Accompanyment:

Nihar Mehta (Tabla) & Sumit Mishra (Harmonium)

Date & Time: Sonntag, 28. Oktober 2018 11.00 Uhr bis 13.00
Place: Museum Rietberg, Park-Villa Rieter, Seestrasse 110

Entry: CHF 30 / 25 (Incl. entry to the exipition in Park-Villa Rieter on 28.10.2018)