Milapfest presents Gaurav Mazumdar, accompanied by Shahbaz Hussain, and Prashant Shah, accompanied by Kousic Sen, in a double- bill performance as part of Indika.
Gaurav Mazumdar sitar
Shahbaz Hussain tabla
Among the leading sitarists of today, Gaurav Mazumdar is a world class performer and composer, and is the current Conductor of the UK’s National Youth Orchestra for Indian Music, Samyo. Discovered and taught by the Late Pandit Ravi Shankar, Gaurav is now one of the most sought-after and versatile sitarists of his generation. He is accompanied by Shahbaz Hussain on tabla.
“Gaurav Mazumdar conjured up magic on the meends of the sitar” The Hindu
Prashant Shah Kathak
Kousic Sen tabla
Presenting Kathak in a fresh and imaginative way is a hallmark of Prashant’s Guru, Padma Bushan Smt. Kumudini Lakhia, and Prashant continues the impressive tradition with performances which offer a unique and captivating Kathak experience. Now one of the world’s leading Kathak dancers, Prashant’s incredible skill and technique have enthralled audiences around the world. Prashant is accompanied by tabla maestro Kousic Sen.
“… new thinkers like Prashant Shah gives Kathak dance a promising future” The Hindustan Times
The Capstone Theatre
Thursday 1 Aug, 7:30pm
£10.00 / £8.00 concession / £5 child