Summer School 2022 - Sitar with Smt. Reena Shrivastava

Summer School 2022 - Sitar with Smt. Reena Shrivastava

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* This class is in-person only *

Start: Sat 16th July 2022
End: Thurs 4th August 2022
Finale Events: Sat 6th & Sun 7th August 2022

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Reena Shrivastava grew up in a house where ousted Ali Akbar Khan and Pt. Ravi Shankar were regular guests. Her father, the Sarod exponent Rabi Chakraborty was a disciple of Ustad Ali Akbar Khan. He wanted his daughter to carry on the Maihar legacy and started training her on the Sitar when she was five. Her father also trained her younger brother Rajeeb Chakraborty in the instrument of Sarod. Rajeeb and Reena have been one of the most successful pairings of Sitar and Sarod (a combination first popularised by the jugalbandhi of Ustad Ali Akbar Khan and Pt. Ravi Shankar) in the recent times attaining global recognition.

Reena has also formed a duo with her son Pratik Shrivastava who was hailed as a prodigy. Even as a soloist Reena has carved a niche for herself and has played at a number of festivals.