Srinivas Reddy & Nitin Mitta
Hindustani Classical Music Concert
Sitar & Tabla Recital by two exceptional young artists.
Avenue C & 2nd Street
Tuesday December 25, 2007
2 Sets || 8pm || $20
About the Artists
Srinivas Reddy is an Indian-American sitarist, guitarist and composer. In 1998 he came under the tutelage of Sri Partha Chatterjee, a direct disciple of the late sitar maestro Pandit Nikhil Banerjee. Since then Srinivas has rigorously trained with his teacher in the traditional guru-shishya style. Srinivas is a professional concert sitarist and has given numerous recitals in the US and India. He is also an experienced teacher and educator, he holds a BA from Brown University and an MA from UC Berkeley, both in South Asian Studies.
Nitin Mitta is one of the prominent young tabla players of his generation. Nitin received his early training in Hyderabad from Pandit G. Satyanarayana and is currently a disciple of Pandit Arvind Mulgaonkar of Mumbai. Both of Nitin's gurus are disciples of the late Ustad Amir Hussain Khan Saheb, legendary doyen of the Farukhabad Gharana . Nitin has performed all over the world and is a highly sought after accompanist. He is known for his tonal brilliance and sensitive sangat.