Pandit Nayan Ghosh - The Twin Classicist
Born in 1956, Pandit Nayan Ghosh is acclaimed in India and around the world as one of India’s foremost musicians, with an unusual dimension – the only maestro with superlative command on two diverse instruments the Sitar and the Tabla. Artistic brilliance, rich repertoire and a magnificence of tone are his hallmarks. Deeply loved by the seniormost stalwarts of the music scene like Ravi Shankar, Yehudi Menuhin, Vilayat Khan, the legendary Ahmedjan Thirakwa and many others besides enjoying an unusually high level of respect from all his contemporaries and younger musicians, he is already held as an important reference source for a whole new generation of music seekers.
Son and disciple of the 20th century Tabla
wizard Nikhil Ghosh and nephew of Pannalal Ghosh, “the Father of Indian
Classical Flute”, Nayan has inherited the rich and learned legacy from his
five or six predecessors and carries it with a dignity and grace that is