A three day music festival celebrating the best of Indian Music. UTSAV begins on Friday 6th April featuring two leading artists; Ankita Joshi (vocal) & Ashwin Srinivasan (Bansuri)
Friday 6th April ; Ankita Joshi is a young charismatic singer rooted in Hindustani classical vocal tradition, she is paired with the flamboyant Ashwin Srinivasan on the Indian bamboo flute. A duet performance that's sure to bring an element of surprise through an extraordinary partnership.
Saturday 7th April; Arnab Chakrabarty is one of finest Sarod (the Indian Lute) players of his generation bringing unique depth in a musical partnership with Manas Kumar, the young artist who makes his violin sing to your hearts delight. A partnership not to be missed.
Sunday 8th April; Akhil Jobanputra has trained under an illustrious guru from a very young age and carries his musical heritage with pride as he brings his vocal singing style to partner with Jesse Bannister, the saxophone maestro whose understanding of Indian classical raga music is truly inspirational.
Utsav 2018 is a unique concept bringing together the best upcoming artists within Indian classical music, not only from India but including Jesse Bannister; a local British artist with a passion for Indian classical music. Our aim is to provide the audience with unusual pairings each day of the festival, vibrant and emotive performances and an opportunity