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District of Raga Presents Aditya Prakash Ensemble

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

01 Apr, 2020
01 Apr, 2020

On Apr 01 at 9:15 PM

*cash only accepted at the door
9:00 PM
Aditya Prakash
10:15 PM
Raga Jam Session
Bossa Bistro & Lounge
2463 18th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
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 byCarnatic 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 asCarnegie 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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