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Prominent Sitar Maestro performs at World music Festival in Uppsala
September 2, 2012 - 16:00-21:00
On Sunday 2 September 2012 an Indian concert is held in Uppsala with prominent sitar player Sanjay Guha and other Indian and Swedish artists. It is part of the yearly Folk- and Worldmusic Festival in Uppsala organised by Hijazz from 28 August.
Sanjay Guha is the leader of London Sitar Ensemble and a disciple of Sitar masters Ravi Shankar and Deepak Choudhary. It will be the first time he performs in Sweden. He is known för reviving traditional compositions and belongs to the tradition of Senia Maihar Gharana. Venue: Hijazz, Gamla Stationshuset, Uppsala. At the Uppsala concert,
Guha will be accompanied by Tabla player Suranjana Ghosh. She belongs to the tradition of Lucknow Gharana, and an interesting musical meeting is promised.
Other artists who perform in the concert include Sarod player Soumen Roy Chowdhury and the Tabla duo of Johan Börgesson and Jonas Landahl. The raga ensemble ”Palace Of Wheels” will also participate.
The concert will be preceded by a workshop with Sanjay Guha. It will be held between 10.00 – 13.00, and interested instrumentalists and vocalists are welcome to attend.