Historic melodies, mystic music and the romance of the river.
Prateek, a classically trained vocalist and a teacher from Varanasi, currently training under the able guidance of Shri Ramchandra Bhagwat of Varanasi, has been performing and practising the art form of Hindustani classical vocals since the age of three. He started his journey with the late Mrs. Chhaya Chatterjee of Varanasi who guided him for seven years. He then went on to learn from Shri Devashish Dey who’s a renowned vocalist and teacher from Varanasi. While pursuing an undergraduate course in Sanskrit in Delhi, he learnt under the able guidance of the legendary vocalist of the Gwalior gharana, Pt. Lakshman Krishnarao Pandit. Apart from being a regular performer in the pure classical art form, Prateek has also been a founder member of the contemporary fusion act, Raagleela. Currently, he is a member of the Delhi-based contemporary classical ensemble, the Anirudh Varma Collective, and has performed extensively across the country as part of various acts as well as solo.
Morning Music - 28th November | 6.30 AM
The fourth edition of the Mahindra Kabira Festival, to be held between 16-18th November, will once more inspire an experience of intangible beauty and musical intensity. The idea behind Kabira is to feast one’s senses and spirit on the calm within the chaos of the world’s oldest city and feel that intangible “oneness amongst diversity” preached by Kabir, through the unrivalled power of music, literature and the arts.Play Video