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Stringstruck
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In concert, 2014

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Tour in Colombo, Sri Lanka

December 5 - 9 2015
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Purbayan's tours

all tours this year
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Location
Venue
Notes
Tickets
12th May
Detroit
Lawrence Tech University Science Auditorium
Purbayan/Shashank/Anubrata
26th March
Notre Dame
Carey Auditorium, Hesburgh Library, University of Notre Dame
Purbayan/Anubrata
31st March
Boston
Regis College, Weston
Purbayan/Shashank/Anubrata
1st April
Kansas
Regnier Hall, KU Edwards Campus
Purbayan/Shashank/Anubrata
15th April
Raleigh
Purbayan/Shashank/Anubrata
21st April
Buffalo
Screening Room, Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo
Purbayan/Anubrata/Gayathri
27th April
Albuquerque
Kimo Theater, Albuquerque
Purbayan/Shashank/Anubrata/Phalgun
28th April
Charlotte
Hindu Center Gandhi Bhavan
Purbayan/Shashank/Anubrata
29th April
Des Moines
Ames City Auditorium
Purbayan/Anubrata/Gayathri
5th May
Tampa, Florida
USF Theatre 1
Purbayan/Anubrata
6th May
San Jose
Mexican Heritage Plaza
Purbayan/Anubrata
24th March
Fort Wayne, Indianapolis
IPFW University, Auer Performance Hall
Purbayan/Shashank/Anubrata

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Purbayan's Story

An international career spanning 26 years

Purbayan is considered as one of the finest Sitar players in Indian Classical music and has attained a very special place for himself among the musicians and music lovers around the world. Purbayan belongs to the famous Senia Maihar Gharana, the school established by musical genius Baba Allauddin Khan, the guru of such stars as Ustad Ali Akbar Khan (He also studied with Ustad Ali Akbar Khan) on the sarod and sitar players Pandit Ravi Shankar and Pandit Nikhil Banerjee.

Purbayan is a multifaceted musician. Along with his concerts of North Indian raga music, he also performs with musicians from the South Indian raga tradition and participates in various fusion projects with jazz (His music has been appreciated by jazz greats, such as Chick Corea, Bella Fleck, and Pat Metheney). and world musicians all over the globe. Purbayan is also astounding vocalist and has lent his soulful voice to many mellifluous compositions.

Purbayan has designed the DWO, which is a Doppelganger of the Indian Sitar. Purbayan’s DWO celebrates the oneness of two. It creates sound where the acoustic and the digital, where the ancient and the modern, where the ethnic and the urban, where the esoteric and the virtuosic, all complement each other and become one.

His soulful and dexterous performances have evoked praise and admiration in various music festivals in India and abroad.

Awards and accolades came his way early in life. Purbayan was a recipient of the President of India Award for being the Best Instrumentalist of the country at the age of 15. He has also received the prestigious Aditya Vikram Birla Award for excellence and contributions to the field. He has been awarded the highest artist-grade by the All India Radio.

Purbayan has performed in esteemed venues in his international career spanning 26 years. Some of which are:

  • Queen Elizabeth Hall, London
  • Sydney Opera House
  • Ted Baxter Hall, Capetown
  • Konzerthaus, Berlin
  • Esplanade Theatres, Singapore
  • Adelaide Festival Centre
  • Theatre de la Ville, Paris
  • Salle Gaveau, Paris
  • Palais de Beaux Arts, Brussels


Purbayan has performed in many prestigious music festivals.

  • Bath International Music Festival, UK
  • Brighton Festival, UK
  • WOMAD, UK
  • International Music Symposium, Germany
  • Millennium Festival WDR Koln, Germany
  • The Port Fairy Folk Festival,
  • The North Sea Jazz Festival, Cape
  • World Music Festival,
  • Alchemy Festival, UK


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Get in touch with my manager, Vrushali Shinde, at +91 99209 71129.
She's reachable at

purbayanoffice.chatterjee@gmail.com




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