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Samanwaya Sarkar

Soloist and Duo

I am a Sitarist of international repute and an A GRADED artiste of AIR. I have been performing around the globe as a soloist and a duo with my friend Debapriya Adhikary one of the finest vocalists of the contemporary era. I have been working as a composer and also working for contemporary projects.

I have performed at major international music festivals and venues like  WOMAD UK,SHARQ  TARONALARI UZBEKISTAN ,BRUNSWICKM FESTIVAL AUSTRALIA, THEATRE DE VILLE, ELBPHILHARMONIE GERMANY, NATIONAL THEATRE OF OPERA AND BALLET TIRANA ALBANIA , MANANAN INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL ISLE OF MAN, SITAR FESTIVAL RUSSIA, LEARNQUEST MUSIC FESTIVAL USA, SAWAI GANDHARVA SANGEET MAHOTSAV INDIA and many more.

I got NATIONAL AWARD too for being one the Directors of the documentary on my Guru Smt.Girija Devi ji .

I have got the privilege and blessed with learning from Pt. Sashanka Bandopadhyay, .Pt Manilal Nag, Pt. Shyamal Chatterjee, Pt . Kumar Prasad Mukherjee and finally with Padma Vibhushan Smt. Girija Devi ji.

I have won President’s Award for winning the First prize at AIR competition at National level.

Am titled jointly with Debapriya by Govt of Uzbekistan and UNESCO as

“The Person Who Cares for the Art of East People.”

I also composed additional music for an Australian Film “The Last warrior”

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I do play Surbahar also
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Full Name

Samanwaya Sarkar

Art Sub-category / Genre

Sitarist

Location

Kolkata India

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