Sitar by Pt. Shubhendra Rao on special occasion of Guru Purnima

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2020-07-05 19:00:00 2020-07-05 20:00:00 Asia/Kolkata Sitar by Pt. Shubhendra Rao on special occasion of Guru Purnima

Shreshth Kala Sangam in collaboration with Anugraham Classical Art Community commemorates Birth Centenary Year of Bharat Ratna Pandit Ravi Shankar with Sitar Recital by Pandit Shubhendra Rao, one of Pandit Ravi Shankar Ji’s senior disciples. This is our homage to the world musical guru on the auspicious occasion of Guru Purnima via Live streaming Facebook Live.

About the Artist:
Pandit Shubhendra Rao is an internationally acclaimed performer, composer, cultural entrepreneur and music educator. His relentless service in promoting Indian music has made him a highly respected figure in the field of music and education across the world. A protégé of Bharat Ratna Pandit Ravi Shankar, Shubhendra Rao has established himself “not only as a master of his instrument but also as a thinking musician, constantly endeavouring to carry his instrument beyond conventional boundaries” and “a musical bridge to many cultures” Critics and connoisseurs hail him as a worthy successor to his Guru’s tradition. Internationally, he has performed at major music festivals and prestigious concert halls like Kennedy Center for Performing Arts, Sydney Opera House, National Centre for the Performing Arts in Beijing to name a few. Leading universities invite him as a guest teacher to give lecture-demonstrations about Indian music. In November 2007, he was awarded the “Youth Icon for Classical Music” by the popular Zee Television Network. In 2014, the Arts and Culture Society awarded him the ‘Delhi Ratna’ award. In 2018, he was awarded the ‘PHD Art and Culture Samman’ by the PHD Chamber of Commerce. In September 2018, he was also awarded the first ‘Atal Behari Vajpayee National Award’ for his contribution to Art and Culture. In February 2019, he was awarded the prestigious “Art Karat Award for Excellence” for his contribution in the field of Arts. He is ranked amongst the key soloists of India who lived with his guru, Pandit Ravi Shankar in the Guru-Shishya Parampara for over 10 years, assisting him in concerts and compositions all over the world. He is an unmatched master at his instrument whose playing reminds the listener of the masters of yore transformed into today’s era.

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Shreshth Kala Sangam in collaboration with Anugraham Classical Art Community commemorates Birth Centenary Year of Bharat Ratna Pandit Ravi Shankar with Sitar Recital by Pandit Shubhendra Rao, one of Pandit Ravi Shankar Ji’s senior disciples. This is our homage to the world musical guru on the auspicious occasion of Guru Purnima via Live streaming Facebook Live.

About the Artist:
Pandit Shubhendra Rao is an internationally acclaimed performer, composer, cultural entrepreneur and music educator. His relentless service in promoting Indian music has made him a highly respected figure in the field of music and education across the world. A protégé of Bharat Ratna Pandit Ravi Shankar, Shubhendra Rao has established himself “not only as a master of his instrument but also as a thinking musician, constantly endeavouring to carry his instrument beyond conventional boundaries” and “a musical bridge to many cultures” Critics and connoisseurs hail him as a worthy successor to his Guru’s tradition. Internationally, he has performed at major music festivals and prestigious concert halls like Kennedy Center for Performing Arts, Sydney Opera House, National Centre for the Performing Arts in Beijing to name a few. Leading universities invite him as a guest teacher to give lecture-demonstrations about Indian music. In November 2007, he was awarded the “Youth Icon for Classical Music” by the popular Zee Television Network. In 2014, the Arts and Culture Society awarded him the ‘Delhi Ratna’ award. In 2018, he was awarded the ‘PHD Art and Culture Samman’ by the PHD Chamber of Commerce. In September 2018, he was also awarded the first ‘Atal Behari Vajpayee National Award’ for his contribution to Art and Culture. In February 2019, he was awarded the prestigious “Art Karat Award for Excellence” for his contribution in the field of Arts. He is ranked amongst the key soloists of India who lived with his guru, Pandit Ravi Shankar in the Guru-Shishya Parampara for over 10 years, assisting him in concerts and compositions all over the world. He is an unmatched master at his instrument whose playing reminds the listener of the masters of yore transformed into today’s era.

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