Concerts & Events

Wednesday, March 28, 2018  ♦  8:30 PM

Partha Bose (sitar) and Indranil Mallick (tabla)

String Meets Skin - Classical Music from India
World Music Wednesday

4544 N Lincoln Ave · Gary and Laura Maurer Concert Hall · 773.728.6000

  • World Music Wednesdays

    A weekly showcase of world music and dance featuring the best local and touring talent! Most shows are Wednesday nights at 8:30 PM.

    Most World Music Wednesday concerts are free with a $10 suggested donation. TO GUARANTEE YOUR ENTRY MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS IN ADVANCE EITHER ONLINE OR BY CALLING THE BOX OFFICE AT 773.728.6000. Reservations unclaimed 10 minutes before showtime will be released to waiting patrons.

  • Partha Bose (sitar)

    Widely acknowledged as a leading contemporary instrumentalist, Partha Bose represents the Maihar Gharana (musical tradition) famous for producing stalwarts Ravi Shankar and Ali Akbar Khan.

    Trained on sitar by veteran Guru Pandit Monoj Shankar for 49 years, Bose divides his time between Kolkata and the rest of the world, performing, teaching, lecturing, composing, at reputed venues, including major festivals and well-known universities.

    International media, including BBC Radio, CBC Radio & Television, Voice of America, Voice of Russia, Indian Radio & Television have featured Bose in interviews & music-sessions, to share his vision of music & life in music.

    The Government of India invited Partha Bose to lead a cultural delegation to African countries on the historic occasion of Golden Jubilee of India's Independence.

    Recipient of Nikhil Banerjee Memorial award, Sangeet Ratna and Vadya Alankar titles, Bose visualizes music as that which reminds us of our shared humanity.

    Indranil Mallick (tabla)

    Talent, virtuosity and youthful dynamism blend in perfect proportion to project Indranil Mallick as a leading tabla player of his generation. Intensive training since the age of 5 under eminent masters including uncle Montu Mallick, Prof Dhabol Bandyopadhyay, Shri Uttam Chakraborty and currently, Maestro Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri have shaped Indranil's rich repertoire and justify his reputation in the national and international arena.

    Indranil has also distinguished himself in cross-over collaborations with western musicians including a recent project with Miles Davis Electric Band.

    Lauded by connoisseurs and critics for his solo performances and accompaniment with renowned musicians, Indranil was the first tabla player to receive the prestigious Pandit Bhimsen Joshi Award in 2015.

The Old Town School of Folk Music, Inc.
4544 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago IL 60625  •  773.728.6000