Tabla Solo Recital by Aarchik Banerjee
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About the event
Aarchik Banerjee is a rising young Tabla player endeavouring to make an independent place for himself in the Hindustani classical music fraternity. Aarchik is born to a family flowing with music, son of Tabla maestro Pandit Subhankar Banerjee and vocalist Smt. Nibedita Banerjee. His first public performance was in Switzerland where he awed the audience at the age of eight. Since then, he has performed in Kolkata and various other places within India. Aarchik has also been very lucky to be blessed and praised by stalwarts in Indian music like Late Pt. Shankar Ghosh, Pt. Swapan Chowdhury, Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia, Pt. Anindo Chatterjee, Pt. Ajoy Chakraborty, Pt. Swapan Siva and many others for his spontaneous and steady performance. He has also been fortunate to perform a Tabla solo in the Ali Akbar College of Music, San Francisco and Stanford University, California amongst five other US cities. He has performed solo concerts in reputed conferences in Kolkata, Delhi and Mumbai, noteworthy among which are the Swara Samrat Festival and the Dakshini Sangeet Sammelan. Aarchik also has a couple of solo albums released, one of which is from “SAREGAMA” HMV where he played a duet with his father.
Aarchik has bagged prestigious awards like The Telegraph School Awards for ‘Outstanding Talent in Music’ and The Times of India Award for the same. He was also recognized as one of the 11 Kidopreneurs in ‘The Kidopreneur Summit, 2018’. Aarchik is a promising young artist and wishes to whole-heartedly contribute to the immensely rich field of Indian classical music.