Sarod Duet + Bombay Jayashri

Fri 11 October, 06:30 PM, Milton Court

Session 1

Abhishek Borkar sarod

Praashekh Borkar sarod

Parimal Chakraborty tabla

Discover two of today’s most respected emerging sarod soloists, two brothers, whose music is inspired by Ustad Allauddin Khan, Ustad Ali Akbar Khan, Pandit Nikhil Banerjee and of course their father, Pandit Shekhar Borkar. It is said that the sarod evolved from the rabaab, which was brought to India by horseback musicians from Afghanistan. The Borkar’s virtuosity and ability to harmonise will leave you in awe, as they weave through evening ragas. They are accompanied by the brilliant master of tabla, Chakraborty.  For all three musicians, this is their first appearance in the UK.

Session 2

Bombay Jayashri carnatic vocal

Embar Kannan violin

Sai Giridhar mridangam

B S Purushotham kanjira

"Bombay" Jayashri Ramnath is an Academy Award nominated, Indian Carnatic music vocalist and music composer. She is a disciple of violin maestro, Lalgudi Jayaraman. She is one of India’s most distinctive and celebrated singers and composers, who presents a rich and moving collection of Carnatic compositions in sublime ragas. Immerse yourself right here in London with the sounds of a full Carnatic ensemble from Chennai, presenting authentic thrilling music. Stalwart musicians, Kannan, GIridhar and Purushotham accompany Jayashri on her debut Darbar Festival concert.

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