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
Sitar, Tabla, Raga Ranjani chorus
Indian classical music by Raga Ranjani students guided by Sanjukta Dasgupta and solo recital by Maestro Aloke Dasgupta. sitar player.
*This will be a free concert arranged by City of Torrance.
More Info: Call (310) 489-5760 (310) 618-2380
Orchestra meets with bells (Kathak dance from India)
Flute, Sitar, Tabla, Pakhawaj orchestra meets with bells (Kathak dance from India)
(Plucked Unplucked. Sitar Cello Duet)
Raga Ranjani School of Music Presents
Student solo and Chorus
Plucked Unplucked (Sitar Cello) and Tabla
Sitar maestro Aloke Dasgupta
Cello Peter Pete Jacobson
Tabla Nikhil Kanti Roy Student of Late Gnan babu, Shymal Bose, Subir Ghosh..
Raga Ranjani’s Teacher and Faculty. Suggested Donation $20 per family
Light snakes and tea will be served.
More Info call (310 489-5760/ (310) 344-9223
AN UNPRECEDENTED DUET SITAR & CELLO
Dr. And Mrs. Dasgupta PRESENTS A MEDITATIVE Evening WITH UNPRECEDENTED SITAR & CELLO PERFORMANCE
Huda Yoga & Bangladesh Academy Presents “Chirantan Maitreyii”
Folk songs of Bengal , Ragdari, Nazrul Geeti, poetry reading with live orchestra. Sitar: Maestro Aloke Dasgupta Played for Grammy award winning album for Gwen Stefani “Tragic Kingdom”. Santoor: Dhananjay Daithankar, Pune (Student of Padma Bhibusan Shiv Kumar Sharma) Tabla/ Percussion: Nikhil Kanti Roy, Kolkata (Student of Gyan Babu) Tabla: Samir Suryvanshi, Pune (Student of Aninda Chatterjee
Sponsored by Writers Association of Bangladesh & Raga Ranjani School of Music LA
(A complementary dinner and chai will be served by “Global Attorney Services”
12 string guitar and Duet with sitar Spyridon Vitsenzos (Don) nick name Prikshit Das Don will play magical Dilruba of Late Dr. Mat )
Sitar: Sitarman Aloke Dasgupta
Ticket $ 20
Sangam [An East Indian Senior Citizen Club] presents "Sublime Melody" a morning Sitar recital by Maestro Aloke Dasgupta with Tabla player Nikhil Kanti Roy.
A Free Concert For Senior Citizens
Sponsored By: sitarconcert.com
*Few passes left for Raga Ranjani Students & Friends