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Milapfest presents Gaurav Mazumdar / Prashant Shah @ Indika

Milapfest presents Gaurav Mazumdar, accompanied by Shahbaz Hussain, and Prashant Shah, accompanied by Kousic Sen, in a double- bill performance as part of Indika.

First Half

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

Second Half

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

Festival pass available for all 7 nights: £50.00
All tickets available to book online with no booking fee here

For more events at Indika and other Milapfest work please visit http://www.milapfest.com/