Debapriya Samanwaya & Group epitomize the dynamic synergy of two brilliant virtuosos in Vocal and Sitar, collectively known as DevaSaman. They are celebrated as a harmonious duo, seamlessly blending into one another on stage, embodying the epitome of two bodies and one soul. Their electrifying on-stage chemistry captivates audiences, making them a unique and unparalleled force in the world of Indian Classical music.
Renowned as the only Duo of their kind globally, Debapriya Adhikary and Samanwaya Sarkar showcase the intricacies of Indian Classical music, drawing from the profound knowledge acquired under the tutelage of maestros and stalwarts of the nation. Recently, their Diwali special, “Raushan Raushan,” composed, lyricized, and sung by Debapriya Adhikary alongside the talented female co-singer and student Sneha Chatterjee, wife of Samanwaya, has become a sensation nationwide and beyond.
Having graced major international music festivals and concerts worldwide, including WOMAD in the UK, ELBPHILHARMONIE in Germany and the Sitar Festival in Russia, Theatre De La Ville in France, Theatre Meleu Kleber in Switzerland their performances resonate globally. They were the first ever performers from the country to perform at the National Theatre of Opera and Ballet in Albania.
The duo has received accolades, including awards from the President of India for achieving the first prize in AIR competition during their teenage years. In 2018, they were honored with the National Film Award for the documentary “GIRIJA -A LIFETIME IN MUSIC” on their Gurumaa Padma Vishushan Girija Devi.
Acknowledged as “People who Care for The Art of East People” at the SharqTaronalari Festival sponsored by the Government of Uzbekistan and UNESCO, Debapriya and Samanwaya’s genius has earned acclaim from maestros worldwide. Their concerts are a testament to their mastery of creativity, unparalleled skills, serenity in presentation, and emotional depth, making them truly unique and distinguished in the music fraternity.
Don’t miss their upcoming performances at the ML Koser Festival in Delhi on November 25th,, Kolkata on December 6th, Swar Mangesh in Goa on 10th of December morning, Swarmandal in Hyderabad 10th’s eve, and the Sawai Gandharva Bhimsen Sangeet Mahotsav in Pune on December 16th. For music lovers and connoisseurs, these concerts promise an unforgettable experience, showcasing the brilliance of Debapriya Samanwaya & Group in the current season.
Indeed, the music of Debapriya Samanwaya & Group is a delightful treat that transcends generational boundaries, enchanting both the youthful ears and seasoned connoisseurs alike. Their artistry possesses a universal appeal, weaving a musical tapestry that resonates with the diverse tastes of audiences. For the younger generation, their performances bring a fresh and invigorating perspective to classical music, making it accessible and engaging. At the same time, connoisseurs find in their music a profound and refined expression of the classical tradition, appreciating the depth of skill and emotion infused into every note. Debapriya and Samanwaya’s ability to captivate a broad spectrum of listeners underscores the timelessness and versatility of their musical brilliance
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