Niladri Kumar, Southampton
17th May 2024
University of Southampton, SO17 1BJ
Niladri Kumar will be performing at Turner Sims, Southampton.
Niladri Kumar is considered the maverick classical musician of India. He is a celebrated ambassador and an Indian music icon. A fifth generation Sitarist, he is hailed as the most enigmatic and trailblazing musician in India across generations. His contribution to the world of Sitar, Indian Music, Classical and Contemporary is regarded by past and present legends as not just innovative, but deeply rooted in the traditional elements known of music. Niladri will be joined by gifted tabla player Yashwant Vaishnav. Yashwant began learning tabla as a 3-year old and became known as a ‘wonder child’. He continued to perfect his craft under the tutelage of Hemant Sachdeva and Pandit Mukund.
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