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Fri, 01 Mar


ICES Auditorium Colombo

Pradeep Ratnayake in Concert - 1st March

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Pradeep Ratnayake in Concert - 1st March
Pradeep Ratnayake in Concert - 1st March

Time & Location

01 Mar 2024, 19:00 – 22:00

ICES Auditorium Colombo, 2 Kynsey Terrace, Colombo 8

About the Event

INVOCATION:  An experimental sitar concert

 Pradeepanjalee XVII 

 by Professor Pradeep Ratnayake 

 Accompanying Musicians

 Dr. Ravibandhu Vidayapati – Ghatam/Pakwaj/Kohl/Getabera Professor Karunaratne Bandara – Ghatam/Udakki/Tammatama Peshala Manoj -  Tabla


 1. Invocation: Sitar and Pakhawaj 

 2. Home Soil: Sitar, Tabla, Kohl, Udakki 

3. Roots: Sitar, Tabla, Tammatama, Gatabera, Ghatam 

4. Raga: Panchamse Ghara: Sitar and Tabla 

5. Wind: Sitar, Tabla, Ghatam, Pakwaj

Professor Pradeep Ratnayake is an internationally acclaimed sitarist and composer who has performed at Carnegie Hall, New York, Walt Disney Theatre, Los Angeles, and at the BOZAR, Brussels. His compositions have been played in many countries. His Kuveni Concerto for Sitar and Cello premiered in Germany in 2010. He founded the Department of Music and Creative Technology in the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. He was a Fulbrighter at Columbia University, New York from 2008 to 2010

Friday, 1st March 2024  

7 pm 

International Centre for Ethnic Studies 

No 2 Kynsey Terrace, Colombo 8 

 Limited seating. Prior registration is required

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