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Lunchtime Concert – Joyeeta and Debajyoti Sanyal
October 16, 2018 at 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
Joyeeta and Debajyoti Sanyal
Theatre 1, Irish World Academy.
Sitarist JOYEETA SANYAL was born in Kolkata, India. Her ﬁrst teacher was Deepak Choudhury of the illustrious Maihar gharana, after his death she became a disciple of Pt. Kushal Das. She is currently a disciple of Partho Sarathy. Joyeeta also imbibed the art of the gayakee ang from Kumar Roy and Pt Ajoy Chakraborty.
A recipient of the national scholarship from Central Cultural Resource and Training Centre, New Delhi, she has also been a scholar of the prestigious ITC Sangeet Research Academy, Kolkata, from December 2005 to 2012, where she initially began training under ITC SRA Guru Manilal Nag, and also studied with Pt Partha Chatterji . She has performed on the stage as well as television, in India and in Europe.
Tabla player DEBAJYOTI SANYAL, older brother to Joyeeta, received his initial training from his late father, Amelendu Sanyal and later from legendary tabla maestros Pt. Anindo Chatterjee and Pandit Shankar Ghosh. He is currently a disciple of Pt. Shankar Ghosh. In India, he regularly accompanies renowned classical musicians and in recent years he has also traveled internationally to give Indian classical concerts and classes, and participate in various projects of World Music.
Admission is free and all are welcome.