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Aditya Prakash Ensemble on Millennium Stage

Bossa Bistro + Lounge, 2463 18th St NW District of Columbia, Washington, DC 20009

31 Mar, 2020
31 Mar, 2020

On Mar 31 at 6:00 PM

Presented by District of Raga, in collaboration with The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

Aditya Prakash, an award-winning vocalist
known for his powerful and emotive voice, is one of the leading
upcoming voices of Carnatic music, currently studying with venerated
maestros inIndia-TM Krishna and RK Shriramkumar.  Aditya was raised in a
household filled with Indian classical arts; his mother, Viji Prakash,
is the founder and director of the pioneer Bharatanatyam institutions in
LA, Shakti Dance Company, and his sister Mythili Prakash, is a
well-known Bharatanatyam dancer.  Aditya began performing solo Carnatic
concerts at the age of 12 and gained acclaim for his performances by
Carnatic music institutions in India.  Aditya was one of the youngest
musicians to tour and perform with Sitar maestro Ravi Shankar at age 16,
taking him prestigious venues such as Carnegie Hall, Hollywood Bowland
Disney Hall to name a few.  Aditya continues to collaborate with leading
innovators and artists such as Anoushka Shankar(Aditya has been
featured on Anoushka Shankar’s GRAMMY nominated album, Traveler), Tigran
Hamasyan (Aditya is working on a new album with Tigran as producer and
collaborator set to release in 2021) Karsh Kale and most recently, the
acclaimed dancer and choreographer, Akram Khan in his final solo work,
XENOS, which is touring internationally from 2018-2021.

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