Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Concert! Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia in NYC. Saturday October 22, 5pm


The Association for India's Development (NYC) presents genius flautist 
Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia in NYC! 

Accompanied by Subhankar Banerjee on the Tabla & Jay Gandhi on Flute.

Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia is an internationally renowned exponent of the bansuri, or bamboo flute. His musical career has spanned 50 years, with over 100 albums released. He has been awarded the National Award of the Sangeet Natak Academy (1984), the Konark Samman (1992), the Padma Bhushan (1992), the Yash Bharati Sanman (1994), Rajiv Gandhi Ekta Award (1998), Padma Vibhushan (2000), Hafeez Ali Khan Award (2000), Dinanath Mangeshkar Award (2000), “Orders des Arts et Lettres” (Knight Of The Order Of Arts & Letters, 2009), Nada Vidya Bharati (2010) and honorary doctorates from North Orissa University and IIT Kharagpur (2010). He was invited to perform at Nobel Peace Prize ceremonies in Oslo and his music, along with Ravi Shankarji's, was played in outer space by Kalpana Chawla.

Subhankar Banerjee will be accompanying him on the tabla. A prolific musician, he has received widespread recognition.A classical tabla maestro of the highest order, his consistently brilliant and exciting performances have not only established him as a national treasure, but gained him worldwide fame.
Jay Gandhi, a senior student of Panditji, will accompany him on the flute. Jay, who is a graduate of the Oberlin College Conservatory of Music, has devoted himself to the study of both American jazz and the deepest aspects of Hindustani classical music. He splits his time between New York City and Mumbai.

New York Society for Ethical Culture
2 West 64 Street (CPW/Columbus), NYC
Buy TICKETS now! ($35 to $150)
Further 10% off for groups of 10 or more! More info: http://hpcconcert.info/

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