Monday, August 25, 2008

Partho Sarathy in Los Angeles, September concerts

Listen to this excerpt of Partho's melodious sarod playing in a beauitful devotional raga created by our guruji Pandit Ravi Shankar. This morning raga is known as Bhawani Bhairav.

Partho Sarathy is one of the finest classical musicians from India and a disciple of the legendary Pt. Ravi Shankar. His music embodies the true heritage of Hindustaniraga music. His virtuosity on the sarod makes his exploration of ragas an exercise in harmony, tranquility and his serious meditative approach makes his music literally soar to unscaled height of fulfillment. Partho is based in Calcutta, the cultural mecca of India and has been performing for the last 30 years in India and all over the world.

Parthoda joins us performing a number of concerts in Los Angeles around California and Mexico this fall with the India/US Jugalbandi Ensemble. The first program is a house concert on Friday, Sep 5th in Altadena. Accompanied by senior tabla artist Shashanka Bakshi the 1st half will be sarod solo to be followed by sitar/sarod jugalbandi/duet. (RSVP by email:

On September 20th the trio will be performing as a trio with myself on sitar and virtuoso tabla player Abhijit Banerjee for the World Festival of Sacred Music at USC and September 21st at Golden West College for the International Day of Peace.

Following these events the trio will be embarking on a fall tour of California and Mexico. For full tour dates, bios, audio & booking info see our EPK (electronic press kit)