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Brooklyn Court Presents: Apratim Majumdar and Amit Chatterjee

  • The Court 570 Westminster Road Brooklyn, NY, 11230 United States (map)

Join us for a celebration of Diwali - the festival of lights. The evening will feature live music by young master musicians Apratim Majumdar on Sarod, and Amit Chatterjee on Tabla. Enjoy home cooked food, meet new friends, and enjoy a deep listening experience curated by these phenomenal artists.

About the artists:

Apratim Majumdar - Sarod

Sarod virtuoso Apratim Majumdar (www.apratimmajumdar.com) is the most thinking and creative Sarod Player, a composer of very special quality, and a brilliant performer. Apratim (born in 1978, in Kolkata) was initially tutored and groomed by Prof Rabin Ghosh, disciple of Ustad Allauddin Khan in strict discipline and style of Senia Maihar Gharana. He also received training from Shri Partho Sarothy, disciple of Ustad Dhyanesh Khan and Pandit Ravi Shankar. Presently he is under training of Dr. Pradip Kumar Chakraborty, one of the senior most disciples of Pt. Ravi Shankar. 

Apratim is an empaneled artist of Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), Govt. of India was awarded “SUR MANI” Title by Sur Singar Samsad (Mumbai). He is recipient of JADUBHATTA AWARD(Kolkata) and NEW YORK STATE ASSEMBLY AWARD (NEW YORK).At the moment being one of the busiest Artists he is performing through out India and regularly traveling on concert tour to Germany, France, Switzerland, Italy, Denmark, Austria , Netherlands and USA.


Amit Chatterjee - Tabla

Amit Chatterjee, a highly gifted Tabla player of India. The famous internationally reputed Tabla Maestro, Pandit Sankha Chatterjee being the Uncle and Guru of Amit; found extraordinary talent and tremendous eagerness in little Amit to touch and play the tabla. He adopted Amit as his son and started imparting rigorous training from the tender age of five in typical Indian Style of Guru Shishya Parampara. Amit is one of those rare tabla players who have been fortunate enough to acquire the intricacies and subtleties of both Farukhabad and Punjab Gharana. Rich musical heritage of his family provided Amit with the rare opportunity to come in close contact with and receive blessings from great stalwarts of Indian Music like Late Ustad Allarakha Khan, Late Ustad Vilayat Khan, Pandit Chinmoy Lahiri, Late Ustad Munawar Ali Khan, Late Pandit V.G.Jog, Late Pandit Kishen Maharaj, and also living legends such as Ustad Zakir Hussain and Ustad Ashish Khan.

He has received many prestigious awards such as "JADHUBHATTA" Award from Salt lake Cultural Association kolkata 2002.
The Prestigious "TALMANI" title form Sur Singar Samsad, Mumbai.
Also have honored with “NEW YORK STATE ASSEMBLY AWRAD” (USA)

Earlier Event: November 9
Fantastic Planet