Arjun Verma & Arup Sen Gupta
23 April 2020

Concert of Indian ragas performed by professional players.

Arup Sen Gupta
tabla

Arup met the accomplished Tabla player Sri Subhen Chatterjee of Calcutta who soon became his friend as well as musical teacher and advisor. Subhen Chatterjee is the seniormost disciple of renowned and world famous Tabla Maestro Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri. Since the mid 90`s Arup has also been receiving additional training from Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri.

Arjun Verma
sitar

As a musician of the Maihar Gharana (style) of Hindustani classical music, Arjun’s playing is based on the music of Maestro Ali Akbar Khan. He has developed innovative sitar techniques inspired by the Maestro’s style, and is also influenced by sitarist Nikhil Banerjee. As a composer, Arjun has written commissioned works for documentary film, opera, and live performing arts, and has arranged numerous works of Indian classical music for ensembles of both Indian and non-Indian instrumentation.

Eva Hlinková
tanpura

Czech tanpura player which performed with a lot of great musicians like Roop Verma, Ranajit Sengupta, Arjun Verma and many others.

UNIQUE AMBIENCE OF PRAGUE CHURCH

23 April 2020 |7:30 pm
Husite Church Dejvice
Wuchterlova 5, Praha 6

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Workshop on Indian classical music

The concert will be followed by three-day workshop on Indian classical music in the Yoga school of Bast near Prague, which will be dedicated to harmonic and rhytmic aspects of classical ragas interpretation. Workshop will be led by Arjun Verma and Florian Schiertz in two parallel sessions. It is suitable not only for sitar and tabla players, but for all musicians interested in Indian classical music – singers, guitarists, drummers etc. Accommodation and meals will be provided on the spot.

Date: 24-27 April 2020
Location: Škola jógy Bašť, Dlouhá 180, Bašť
If you are interested, please write to info@sargam.cz.

Check some photos and shedules from past workshops.
Arjun Verma / Sitar

Arjun teaches sitar and North Indian Classical Music at the Ali Akbar College of Music and the East-West School of Music. As a composer, Arjun has written commissioned works for documentary film, opera, and live performing arts, and has arranged numerous works of Indian classical music for ensembles of both Indian and non-Indian instrumentation. 

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Florian Schiertz / Tabla

Florian has conducted tabla workshops e.g. for the ‚Schlagzeugklasse‘ of Prof. Peter Sadlo of The University of Music and Performing Arts Munich. He is the author of a treatise for drum-kit entitled ‚tablaisches drumset spiel‘. He composed ‚tablapiece‘ in modern music notation – the system is using a five line staff – based on the piano composition ‚Toccata for John Roos‘ by Surendran Reddy.

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OUR WORK

Past Events

Sargam – Indian classical music society originated at the beginning of 2018 as a non-governmental non-profit organization organized severals concerts showing beauty of Indian music.

Sumeet Anand Pandey / vocal
Balázs Virágh / pakhawaj

12 November 2019

Ranajit Sengupta / sarod
Mainak Banerjee / tabla

7 November 2019

Arjun Verma / sitar
Florian Schiertz / tabla

18 April 2019

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