Arjun Verma & Arup Sen Gupta

CANCELLED

Concert of Indian ragas performed by professional players is cancelled due to coronavirus.

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.

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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.

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Eva Hlinková
tanpura

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

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Husite Church Dejvice
Wuchterlova 5, Praha 6

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Concert is canceled due to coronavirus.

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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. It is suitable not only for sitar players, but for all musicians interested in Indian classical music – singers, guitarists etc. Accommodation and meals will be provided on the spot.

Date: Workshop is canceled due to coronavirus.
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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Past Events

Sargam – Indian Classical Music Society originated at the beginning of 2018 as a non-governmental non-profit organization aimed at promotion of Indian classical music in the Czech Republic. Sargam has organized several concerts and workshops, inviting top-class musicians into the Heart of Europe.

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Sumeet Anand Pandey / vocal
Balázs Virágh / pakhawaj

12 November 2019

Pt. Ranajit Sengupta / sarod
Mainak Banerjee / tabla

7 November 2019

Arjun Verma / sitar
Florian Schiertz / tabla

18 April 2019

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