Samarth Nagarkar is a Hindustani classical musician, known for his captivating performances and traditionally rich music.
Samarth features in prominent music festivals and venues in India and abroad. He has two solo albums titled ‘Pranali’ and ‘Pravah’, several collaborative albums like ‘Ragas Live Retrospective’, ‘Out of the Blue’ and ‘Ragamala Go: Organic Orchestra’. As a published author, his book ‘Raga Sangeet’ has received much acclaim. He has composed music for major international films and conventions.
He is a recipient of a Fellowship from the Ministry of Culture, Government of India and a President’s Award for winning the All India Radio’s National Music Competition.
He is a former scholar of the prestigious ITC Sangeet Research Academy, Kolkata and has trained in the strict guru-shishya parampara under two renowned gurus and top ranking musicians, Pandit Ulhas Kashalkar and Pandit Dinkar Kaikini.
Pursuing a full-fledged career as a performer, composer, teacher and author, Samarth is described by critics as one of today’s most prolific performers and a torchbearer of the traditions he represents.