Dhrubesh Chandra Regmi (sitar) + Steve Gorn (bansuri)

    Wednesday January 29, 2014 @ 6:00 PM


    Dhrubesh Chandra Regmi is a rare exponent of sitarists belonging to the illustrious musical family (fourth generation) of Nepal. He honed his skills as a sitar player under the tutelage of his father Prof. Satish C. Regmi as well as studyimg under renowned personalities from India including legendary maestro Pt. Uma Shankar Mishra.

    Dhrubesh completed his PhD from Delhi Unversity and became the first musician to hold a doctorate in music in Nepal. He is now an Associate Professor at Tribhuvan University and the recipient of various prestigious awards. Dhrubesh is one of the founding members of the popular Classical and Nepali folk musical group Sukarma. He has travelled extensively throughout many parts of the world and is currently in the U.S. as a Fulbright Visiting Scholar affiliated with The Graduate Center, City University of New York.

     

    Steve Gorn, whose flute is said to ‘re-align the cells,’ is  featured on the 2011 Grammy winning recording, “Miho – Journey to the Mountain,” with the Paul Winter Consort, as well as the Academy Award winning Documentary film, "Born into Brothels," He has performed Indian Classical Music on the bansuri bamboo flute in concerts and festivals throughout the world.  Well known to audiences in India and the west, he is one of the few westerners recognized to have captured the subtlety and beauty of Indian music.  His CD, “Luminous Ragas”, is a landmark recording of music for yoga. Recent recordings include Rasika, with tabla by Samir Chatterjee, and Illuminations, with Nepali flutist, Manose.

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