Press Releases

Press Releases

 

 

“ The sitar jugalbandi was performed by Abhishek Adhikary and Murchana Adhikary Borthakur. They were accompanied by Madhurjya Ranjan Borthakur on the tabla.The rendering of raag Behag on sitar by Abhishek and Murchana,...left the gathering completely spellbound.Their presentation showed intense talim and melody well mixed with virtuosity.The sheer beauty of alap,god, taans and tehais,decorated with alankaras mystified the environment...The unique blend of melancholy and romanticism reflected through Behag left an everlasting impression that cannot be effaced.The audience was also moved by the sawal-jawab between the tabla and the sitars.The programme ended with a romantic dhun in Pilu based on Deepchandi of 14 beats.”

 

The Telegraph Calcutta, India

Friday , June 13 , 2008

 

 

“ ...All of this led to the introduction of guest artists Abhishek and Murchana Adhikary (sitar,India).The group known as the Jugalbandi Duo along with Mr. Essa performed an extensive and truly memorable Raga Bageshwari which stunned the Kabul audience. Finishing this amazing concert, the Jugalbandi Duo were joined by an ANIM violin student; faculty members James Herzog, Derek Beckvold, Norma Ferreira; and guests Ms. Donald and Ms. Nguyen for a lightning quick fusion piece in Raga Bhairavi. "

 

ANIM , Kabul, Afghanistan

January 2013

 

"The programme was organised by India Club and Theatrical Association of Dibrugarh along with Chaolkhowa Music College in the club Auditorium. The tender appeal of the jugalbandi by Abhishek Adhikari and Murchana Adhikari Borthakur on the sitar and sarod recital by eminent exponent Pandit Buddhadeb Dasgupta added to the rich ambience. Abhishek and Murchana enthralled the audience with another fine act where they plunged into raga Emon with abject surrender, embracing only the emotion. All the components of a classical performance were beautifully stitched into a rare perfection by the talented duo. ..."

 

The Telegraph Calcutta, India

Friday , April 10 , 2009

 

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