Instrumental concert by Prof. M. V. N. Murthy, accompanied by Mr. Aritra Biswas
Prof. M. V. N. Murthy, a physicist at IMSc, had initial training in Carnatic instrumental music at home under the tutelage of his sister, Ms Amba Ramamurthy and later under Vidwan Dr. S Vijayarghavan in Mysore.
He was trained in Hindustani Music by the renowned guru, the Late Pandit Krishnanand of Kirana Gharana. He is one of the few musicians in India who plays Hindustani music on the Saraswathi Veena.
Prof. Murthy will be accompanied on the Tabla by Mr. Aritra Biswas, a student at IMSc.
Mr. Biswas had basic training under Mr. Sushanta Bhowmick and later under Mr. Buddhadeb Karan at Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya, Narendrapur, Kolkata.