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Hindustani vocal recital at the Indian Cultural Centre

19 June 2017 - 36   - 0

Indian Cultural Centre, Colombo is organizing a Hindustani Vocal performance by Pt. Birendra Nath Mishra from India at 6.00 pm on 30 June 2017 at ICC auditorium located at 16/2, Gregory’s Road, Colombo 07.

Birendra Nath Misra

Dr Birendra Nath Mishra

Dr. Birendra Nath Mishra, a well-known artist in the field of Sitar, belongs to the great musician family of Benaras Gharana; of Pt. Dargahi Mishra, Pt. Bikku Maharaj fame. He got his training under the guidance of his father Pt. Surendra Mohan Mishra. At the age of twelve under  the able  guidance  of  Prof. Ram Das  Chakrovorty and  Dr. K C Gangrande  from  the  Music  College  of Banaras  Hindu University, Varanasi, Dr Mishra completed his M.Music and Doctorate of Music. He is one of the versatile Sitar players who can play  both  the  “Tantrakari”and “Gayaki  Ang”  on  Sitar, a statement from the Centre said.

Dr. Birendra Nath Mishra has performed widely in India in major festivals such as Bhatkhande Sankat Mochan Sangeet Samaroha, Varanasi, Sur Singar Samsad Mumbai, Ganga Mahotsava, Ministry of Culture, Lucknow, Akhil Bhartiya Swami Haridas Sangeet Sammelan, Mumbai, Sprit of Unity Concert for National Integration in Andhra Pradesh and many more.

Dr. Birendra Nath Mishra will be accompanied by his son Abhishek Misra on Tabla.

For further details please contact the Indian Cultural Centre on telephone no: 2684698 and Email:iccrcolombo@gmail.com.

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