Music: Jaltarang concert

Time:05:30 pm

When and Where

Date:06 October 2015
Time:06:30 pm
Organizer: ICCR
Location: London

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Pt Rajeshwar 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) of India. He holds a Doctorate degree from Benares Hindu University for his research in music. He has taught many performing musicians for the past 27 years and has been in music research for about 36 years. He is a convenor of major festivals whose list is exhaustive. He is an expert in vocal, Jaltarang and Santoor - the 100 stringed Dulcimer.

Pt 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. He gained his Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees at the age of 13 and 18 respectively. A phenomenal and outstanding Tabla player, he is well known for mesmerising and captivating his audience with his power, virtuosity and complete spontaneity. He has collaborated with many musical giants from various musical genres around the world.

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