Ustad Rashid Khan Academy & Dhroopad Inc Presents the Father Son Duo Purbayan Chatterjee & Parthopratim Chatterjee
This is an in-person event
Sun, 08 November 2020
12:00PM - 02:00PM (EST)
Ustad Rashid Khan Academy and Dhroopad Inc Co-hosts the Fathher Son Duo Purbayan Chatterjee & Pratham Chatterjee in concert..
Purbayan Chatterjee has learned Sitar from his father Parthapratim Chatterjee. Purbayan’s music is inspired by the sound of Pt. Nikhil Banerjee. He has performed as a solo artist and as a part of the groups Shastriya Syndicate and Stringstruck. He is also a vocalist and has performed in duet with Shankar Mahadevan (Dwo - from the album Stringstruck).
He has worked the ground-breaking project Shastriya Syndicate – the first Indian Classical Band – Indian Classical band with a contemporary touch, which has performed the world over like Roskilde Festival, Denmark, OzAsia Festival, Australia, Traumzeit Festival, Germany etc. The album "Lehar" released by Times Music in 2008 has remained the best-seller for a year and a half. Shankar Mahadevan has performed the title song "Dwo" in Purbayan’s super-hit fusion album, "Stringstruck" released by Times Music. The number has also been compiled in the album "Aman ki Asha", an Indo-Pak peace project released by Times Music and has also received the Palm IRAA Award for the Best World Music Album of the Year. He has designed the "Dwo" which is a Doppelganger of the Indian Sitar. He has performed several times with tabla artist Ustad Zakir Hussain.