Indian Sitar & Tabla Concert - City Yoga Graz

Indian Sitar & Tabla Concert

We are very happy to announce that sitar & tabla virtuosos Deepsankar Bhattacharjee & Abhirup Roy from Kolkata, India are coming back to CityYgoga in December 2023!

  • Friday December 8th

    7 - 8:30 pm
    pre sales € 18
    Friday Eve € 25
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With a royal performing style, Abhirup unfolds himself as a Tabla Virtuoso from Kolkata, India. The descendant of Benaras Gharana is keen on escalating the instrument’s popularity by playing at newer and greater heights.

Abhirup, the only son of Mitali Roy and Swarup Roy has embellished perfecty with the blissful touch of his guru Pt. Kumar Bose, a legendary Tabla wizard of Indian Classical Music. Needless to say that his grandfather, Late Shri Niranjan Roy, a great motivator for “Baul Gaan” is a pioneer of Abhirup’s musical journey.
Thus,the culture of music in the family makes Roy an astounding face in musical aura.

„Sur-Moni” Deepsankar, a young sitarist born in the year 1986, is the fourth generation sitarist of an enlightened musical family. He embarked on his musical journey at a tender age under the tutelage of his father, Pandit Hara Shankar Bhattacharya.He also trained under the watchful guidance of his dadaguru, Padmabhusahan Ustad Abdul Halim Jaffer Khan Saheb . He is the torch bearer of the JAFFERKHANI BAAJ, a unique style of sitar playing invented and perfected by Ustad Abdul Halim Jaffer Khan saheb.

Deepsankar is an “ A-GRADE “ sitarist from ALL INDIA RADIO. He has performed at various places in India and abroad. His performances in New York and in various cities of Austria, Italy, Belgium, Croatia, Luxembourg, CzechRepublic, Netherlands, France, Germany, Slovenia, Greece, Spain,Sweden have been highly appreciated by the cognoscenti and the commoners alike. Deepsankar has been awarded by several Gold medals and titles from various organizations all over in the world.