18 : 00 | Santiniketan
The second evening of our centre’s opening program will consist of a sarod recital by Sougata Roy Chowdhury. Sougata will be accompanied on the tabla by Deepranjan Ghosh.
Sougata Roy Chowdhury is considered to be among the most talented sarod players of his generation. Born in a Bengali artistic family, Sougata grew up in Santiniketan. His father, Prof. Sarbari Roy Chowdhury, was an eminent sculptor and also a great music connoisseur. Sougata’s mother, Smt. Ajanta Roy Chowdhury, is an Indian classical vocalist of the Agra Gharana. Sougata has received mentorship from the Sarod legend Ustad Ali Akbar Khan and considers himself a devotee of the late Ustad.
Venue: Arthshila Santiniketan (Behind Kristi Guest House), Shyambati