Virtuoso Sitarist Anupama Bhagwat Performs Today in New York

Anupama Bhagwat, a refreshingly versatile sitarist of the current generation, will be performing today, Friday October 7, 8:00 pm at HariNYC Studio.

Anupama Bhagwat has performed to critical acclaim in India, USA/Canada, UK, Italy, France, and Brazil. One of the leading disciples of the world-renowned Pandit Shri Bimalendu Mukherjee (a doyen of the famous Imdadkhani Gharana which is justly renowned for its fluency and grace), her sensitivity and erudition has taken her to the highest echelons of the modern genre, while remaining true to tradition. She has imbibed the vigor that is a hallmark of her Gharana: scintillating fast taans, mastery of the meditative alaap and brilliant fluency of melody (raag bhava), all the while maintaining her technical virtuosity.

Nitin Mitta is one of the most sought after tabla players in the music world and has quickly established a reputation as an artist with a rare combination of technical virtuosity, spontaneity, clarity of tone, and sensitivity to melodic nuance. received his early training in Hyderabad from Pandit G. Satyanarayana. He also sought the guidance of Pandit Arvind Mulgaonkar of Mumbai, one of the most highly respected mentors of his generation. Both of Nitin’s gurus are disciples of the late Ustad Amir Hussain Khan Saheb, legendary doyen of the Farukhabad Gharana. Nitin is an acclaimed accompanist who has performed with some of India’s most celebrated musicians including Pandit Jasraj, Pandits Rajan and Sajan Mishra, Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, Ustad Nishat Khan, Ustad Shahid Parvez & Pt. Nayan Ghosh.

HariNYC Studio
140 West 30 street, 3 Floor
(6/7 Aves), New York, NY
Tickets: $20
(Cash only at door)
Doors will open at 7:30pm Seats are limited
For more details

Community Partners: WKCR 89.9FM and HariNYC Studio

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music music for many years. He founded the websites and Angel produced several TV specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World.


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