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Mishra und Embryo
18. April um 20:00 bis 23:59
Magische Momente echter Weltmusik ergeben sich bei der Begegnung der Gruppe Embryo mit den beiden Klangkünstlern Deobrat Mishra (Sitar) und Prashant Mishra (Tablas), die einer der großen Musikerdynastien der nordindischen Großstadt Benares/Varanasi entstammen. An diesem Abend verbinden sich klassische indische Musik in höchster Vollendung mit den rhythmischen Strukturen europäischer Herkunft, wie sie der aus dem Jazz und Krautrock stammende, Bandleader von Embryo, Christian Burchard (1946 – 2018) in den vergangenen 48 Jahren entwickelt hat und seine Tochter Marja Burchard seit 2015/2016 weiterführt.
“Exciting, virtuosic, sensual, beautiful!“
There has been a force of gravity between Indian classical music and jazz for many decades — the push and pull of improvisation, the exciting rhythmic language.
Deobrat Mishra – sitar, vocals
Prashant Mishra – tabla, vocals
Marja Burchard – vibraphon, keyboard, akkordeon Niko Schabel – Saxophon
Maasl Maier – Bass
Und special Guests!
Deobrat Mishra is no doubt one of the most energetic and innovative sitar artists of India.Selectivity, melody and rhythmic complexity are typical features in his lively playing style. Born in 1976, he represents the 11th generation of the Benares Gharana tradition. As a young child he studied tabla with his mother, Pramila Mishra, who is the granddaughter of the well -known tabla player Pandit Baiju Mishra of Benares. He started by studying vocal music with his father at the age of five and began his sitar lessons a year later. That same year, after only six months of studying the sitar, he gave his first public performance on stage. Five years later, he performed for the first time on the All India Radio.Since 1994 he has been touring throughout Europe with his father. In the same year he waschosen to receive the award of the best young sitar player of India by Youth Festival.
In 2000 he received the “Jewels of Sound Award”(Sur Mani) in Mumbai. His many projects include music workshops, solo performances for radio and television as well as world music programs with Indian and European artists. Moreover, he is the one in charge of cultural events and music lessons provided by the Academy of Indian Classical Music, the school he
founded along with his father, Pandit Shivnath Mishra, in 2006. He received a Masters degree in sitar from the Prayag Sangit Samiti in Allahabad.
In 2010 Deobrat Mishra played with Indian musician in Denmark for Global Voices of percussion. Musicians from all over the world performed and Deobrat Mishra represent Indian music
in this festival.
In June 12th 2012 Mishras create history of conducting Orchestra of 108 sitar players in Varanasi- India. Total musicians where 151 including Tabla and Flute players. Music was created by Pandit Shivnath Mishra.
Prashant Mishra is one of the best young Tabla player of benaresGharana. When he was five he started to learn tabla with the family member of Biru Mishra of Varanasi also studying
Tabla presently with Mr.Chakkan lal Mishra (Student of Great Tabla player Anokhelal Mishra. Soon after few years of hard practice with his grandfather Pandit Shivanath Mishra and uncle Deobrat Mishra he was able to perform with Mishras his skills beautifully compliment
and support the Mishras in their concerts and travel around the world with them. In 2004 he won first prize in Tabla competition organized by Sangeet Natak Academy Uttar Pradesh India.He received many awards for his tabla playing at many different places.