Anjana Roy + Polash Gomes
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
6:00 PM–9:00 PM
Spiral Music presents acoustic music every Wednesday evening at the base of the Museum’s spiral staircase. Artists who specialize in music from the Himalayas and South Asia are invited to forge a connection between their music and the art in the galleries.
About the Musician
Anjana Roy (sitar) comes from Delhi, India, where she had her early initiation in music under Shri Rebati Ranjan Debnath, her father and guru, who was a disciple of Ustad Allauddin Khan of Miher. Settled in New York, Anjana has taught sitar music at the Shikshayatan Cultural Center in Queens, New York, and has performed at the Queens Conservatory of Music, Brooklyn Public Library, International House, the Indian Consulate and in many private concerts. Currently Roy is studying under the tutelage of Shri Parimal M. Sadaphal from Delhi, who is a senior disciple of Pandit Ravi Shankar and one of the foremost sitarists of India.
Anjana will be joined by Polash Gomes on tabla.