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Carnatic Flute & Sitar Duet at Bimhuis


Piet Heinkade 3
+31 20 788 2188


Fri, May 19, 2017




Unique combination of North- and South-Indian classical music by absolute maestros from both traditions, sitar player Purbayan Chatterjee and flutist Shashank Subramanyam, known for his collaboration with John McLaughlin.

Both these Indian musicians were recognized as masters at a very young age, Purbayan Chatterjee on sitar and Shashank Subramanyam on bansuri, the ancient bamboo flute. Both are renowned for their innovative techniques and their projects mixing Indian music with other traditions. Purbayan has previously collaborated with tabla player Zakir Hussain. Shashank played on the Grammy-nominated album Floating Point by John McLaughlin and has collaborated with, among others, Paco de Lucia, Terry Riley and V.M. Bhatt....

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Onno Beukenhorst uploaded this event on April 10, 2017