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Raga Chhandayan - Vocal Concert - Sanjoy Banerjee

This event is streamed live as part of the Raga Chhandayan series. through Playtoome. Note that 9:00PM Kolkata time is 9:30 AM Eastern standard time.


Sanjoy Banerjee - Vocal

Rupak Mitra - Tabla

Namami Karmarkar - Harmonium

Sanjoy Banerjee - Vocal

Sanjoy Banerjee is a very famous musician from India and distinguished exponent of the Kirana Gharana of North Indian Vocal Classical  Music. With his sonorous and unwavering voice he has enthralled audiences at home and abroad, performing in UK, Germany, Bangladesh and USA. He was a scholar at ITC Sangeet Research Academy under the able guidence of Late Pt. A Kanan ans Sangeet Bidushi Late Malabika Kanan, who considered him as their worthy successor to their musical heritage. He has received many awards and honours including : Surmani Award from Sur Sringar Samsad , Mumbai, National Scholarship from Ministry of Human Resource and Development, Government of India in 1993 and Junior Fellowship from Department of Culture, Govt of India in 1996. Apart from this Sanjoy Banerjee ia successful Guru teaching at his own institution Kolkata Surourchhana in Kolkata and been as a senior Guru at American Academy of Indian Classical Music, New York, producing students who have already earned appreciation from all corners of the society. He has performed in many concerts all over India namely

ITC Music Conference,Kolkata
Swai Gandharva Music Conference, Hubli, Karnataka.
State Music Academy , Kolkata,
Sangeet Piyasi, Kolkata, 
Sur Singar Samsad, Mumbai.

He has also performed in cities like Stutgurt, Balingen, Nuremburg, Aachen, Linich and Kiel in Germany.

He has also extensively performed in places like, London, Birminghum, Derby, Leicester, Nottingham,Hull, Scunthorp in UK.
He has also been in Canada for concerts.

 Also he has been the Music Director in "Three cities project" involving the cities of Leicester, Nottingham and Derby in the year 2005 and 2006 in UK.

He  is also an visiting  examiner at Visva Bharati University, Shantiniketan, West Bengal and Centre for Cultural Resources and Training (CCRT), Department of Culture, Government of India.


Earlier Event: February 2
Raga Chhandayan - Kolkata