Musician. Sitarist. Teacher. Performer
Excerpts from reviews of Sitar Performances published in esteemed dailies.
Sitar virtuoso Ramprapanna Bhattacharya is hailed as a ‘speedster’ with pin-pointed accuracy of notes along with commendable raagdari...
One of the best torchbearers of Vilayat Khani baaj of his generation
Ramprapanna Bhattacharya ... played it splendidly with a first rate tonal quality of his instrument, a striking focus and, of course, a technical mastery that had power and resource in equal measure
Well-edited blend of Amazing 'Taiyaari', Impressive 'Raagdari', 'Soulful Melody'
Ram’s elaborations of the raga had a tightly economized approach, making each swara count and auditing the whole as the raga moved on. The right notes in the right sequence ... left the listeners enthralled.
Dazzling skill and control over the instrument.
Reminded the senior connoisseurs of Nagpur of the dazzling performances of young Vilayat Khan.
All the virtues of the 'Gharana' with Power and Grace in equal measures...
Trained in the guru shishya parampara of Ustad Vilayat Khan, Ramprapanna Bhattacharya has a formidable lineage.
Brilliant playing technique... steeped with melody...
He is shaping into a worthy member of this gharana, namely the Vilayat Khani Gharana of sitar. (2004)
RAMPRAPANNA IN 'THE STATESMAN'
Ramprapanna's Sitar Recital was featured as part of world wide live stream by HCL Digital Concert
Ramprapanna's performances for HCL Maestros in Studio, curated by Kaushiki Chakraborty and Arunava Deb has been published in The Peninsula Studio's YouTube channel.
Full news paper review of recent Sitar concert by Ramprapanna Bhattacharya.