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Sitar Recital – Soulful Strings


Allen Public Library, 300 N Dr, Allen, TX 75013

18 Apr, 2020
18 Apr, 2020
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On Saturday Apr 18 at 4:00 PM

ICMC Members: Free
General: $30
Student: $20
Abhisek
Mallick stepped into the domain of sitar when he was seven. Under the
strict tutelage of his guru, Pandit Shyamal Chattopadhyay, who is the
disciple of the Late Ustad Md. Dabir Khan (the Last descendant of Mian
Tansen) as well as the legendary maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar. He has
also been fortunate enough to have received taalim from the doyen of
Vishnupur Gharana, Pt. Manilal Nag. He gave his first public performance
at the young age of eight and has been a regular artiste of All India
Radio since he was ten. Abhisek has proved his musical acumen by
receiving the prestigious “President’s Award” from the Government of
India, after achieving the first position in All India Radio (Hindustani
Classical Instrumental) Music Competition in Sitar in 2003. The
Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Govt. of India, has conferred upon him
the senior National Scholarship for 2003, in the field of Hindustani
Classical Music (Instrumental). His musical career is etched with
numerous other awards – the “ ITC Sangeet Research Academy Award”2003,
“Rajya Sangeet AcademyAward”, “Pandit Ravi Kichloo Award”, “Saltlake
Cultural Association Award” , being some of them.

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