South Asia’s best-known classical guitar festival takes place every December in Kolkata. The biggest names in the international classical guitar world – Grammy winners, legendary composers, celebrated performers – come to the city to give concerts and teach Indian students. Behind this festival is the Indian Guitar Federation (IGF), an association of collectives from across … Continue reading Crescendo- The rise of Classical Guitar in India |Reis Magos Fort, Oct 30th, 2019
Shyamant Behal will be playing music primarily from the South American countries of Brazil, Argentina, Cuba, Paraguay and Venezuela. The pieces are for the most part composed in the 20th century. However, while some of the pieces from Cuba and Venezuela are written in traditional styles based on folk music, some of the Brazilian music … Continue reading Shyamant Behal on Guitar | 26th August 2019 #mondayfixgoa, 6 Assagao, 7.30 pm
Composer & classical guitarist Santanu Datta is an alumni of the Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris (2011-2016, Diplôme Supérieur) where he studied composition, writing and aesthetics, orchestration and analysis with distinguished musicians like Edith Lejet, Stéphane Delplace, Anthony Girard, Narcis Bonet and others.
He will play works by Luis de Narvaez, Gasper Sanz, Fernando Sor, Isaac Albéniz, Francisco Tárrega, Emilio Pujol and others. There will be program note for the audience.
This live performance will feature contemporary Latin and classical guitar music along with improvisations and collaborations.