Aloke Dasgupta - Sitar player of the modern day
"The human ear can only hear sounds within a certain range. Beyond that range the universe is full of music that the ear cannot hear. For an Indian musician, one of those goals is to hear that universal song."
- Maestro Aloke Dasgupta
- NEW YORK TIMES
Conquering western frontiers - Aloke Dasgupta is successfully propagating Hindustani raag sangeet in the west.
- The Statesman,Calcutta
He is considered to be the number one sitarist in the sub-continent both in his technique and play.
- Eastern Eye, London
The strokes were bold and clear both in tan and jhala and had that laya and aesthetic awareness which make serious sincere music.
- The Asian Age, Calcutta
A tuneful success...
- The Gazette, London
His alap, jod and jhala in the evening raga Marva was neat and well constructed. A lot of rhythmic variations in the teen tal gats made his concert interesting.
- The Telegraph, Calcutta
Mr. Dasgupta is a musician of brilliant technique, great imagination, and (at times) an engaging playfulness.
- San Diego READER, USA
Performer tries to give Hindustani music life.
- The Arizona Republic
ALOKE DASGUPTA Is Creating Ambience Music For LA Phil 100 x CicLAvia - Celebrate LA!, happening on Sunday, September 30, 2018. Time 9:30 AM Venue: Front of Disney Concert Hall 111 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012