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PANDIT PARTHA BOSE-Shri Partha Bose is a widely acknowledged Sitar player and a much respected artiste in the arena of comtemporary Hindustani Classical Music.

Born on January 21,1962, Partha was initiated to the Sitar at the age of six and thereafter underwent intensive training in the tradition of Guru-Shishya parampara under the tutelage of Pandit Monoj Shankar of the famous Maihar Gharana.

Partha has received overwhelming appreciation from connoisseurs and critics of Hindustani classical music in India and abroad over two decades now.
He has been a distinguished performer on radio and television and was invited by the Government of India to lead a cultural delegation to African countries on the historic occasion of the Golden Jubilee celebrations of India's Independence.
His concert tours to the USA, Canada, Europe & Bangladesh have given him opportunities to share the finer nuances of Indian music with students and music lovers abroad through
performances, lecture- demonstrations and workshops.

Voice of America, BBC Radio and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation have featured him in interviews to share his vision of music and life. The hallmark of his music lies in the seamless
integration of technical virtuosity and emotional expression at their highest levels.

TAPAN BHATTACHARYA- Tapan hails as a one of the leading artist, with a brilliant profesional background with more than 20 years of experience. Tapan has susccessfully performed in the most prestigious festivals, theaters and music conferences, some of them are listed below:

Auditori de Barcelona; Caixa Fórum; Jazzaldia -Donostia Jazz Festival (San Sebastian-1999); festival Greck (Barcelona); Etnimálaga Festival (I & II Edition); Antic music festival (Cadiz-2002); Mare Nostrum festival (Valencia, 2000-2001); Sound of the World Festival (Navarra1999); Expo Hannober 2000 (Germany); Gelnhausen Theatre Hall (Germany); Religious Womad 92; Berlin National Radio; Tafelha Musik-TanzTheater (Nüremberg);World Music Festival (Brussels-1999 & 2000); University of Ascona, Posta (Switzerland); Festival de Almada (Lisboa-Portugal); University of Porto and Coimbra (portugal); Packer Auditorium, Lehigh University, Bethlehem (Filadelfia USA). In india: Nehru Center, Bombay; Gyan Manch, Calcuta; Nagarik Nathak Mandir, Varanasi; ITC University, kanpur; Malda Auditorium; Classical Music Conference, Santipur; Karamatula Han; Ustad Asociation; Rae Ghangh; Music Festival, Bangalore. TV. DD7 and TV.DD1, Gan Sudu Gan ; ATN TV, Ajker EyeWitness and kurdistani TV.
He was born in the sacred city of Benares(at the Ganga river side), where he began his education in tabla under the brilliant guidance of one of the most prestigious tabla Masters of his country, his Guru Pandit Kaviraj Ashutosh Bhattacharya, a close disciple of the world famous tabla player, Late Pandit Kanthe Maharaj from the Benares Gharana (one of the most famous traditionals schools or styles of playing tabla in india).

Settled in Spain since 1990, Tapan is the main responsible figure in the promulgation of Indian Classical Music and Dance in Spain. He invites musicians and dancers from India to perform the Indian Classical Styles.
He has accompanied regularily, well known musicians including the great Maestros like Pandit Shyamal Chattopadaya (Sitar); Pt. Buddhadev Das Gupta (Sarod); Pt. Rajan & Sajan Mishra; Pt.Vishwa Mohan Bhatt(Mohan Vina); Pt. Tarun Bhattacharya (Santoor); Pt. Ronu Majundar (Bansoori); S.G. Sachdev
Integreating himself with western contemporany music, he plays with diferent artist , contributing with a ethnic shade through the sounds of tabla.
His clarity, vitality and elegan performance expresses the spontaneous expression of his powerful emotions, spirituality and deep knowledge of the technique.

-He had composed and performed with his brother, some musical pieces of the Play, “Un Somni” Directed by Catalina Buzoianu presented in the International Theatre Festival. Sitges (1998).

-He has been the director of World Music Seccion, at the Teatreneu (Barcelona 1999-2000)
and the India Night Coordinator, at the Etnimálaga Festival (Spain 2000-2001).


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