Performance History

Performance History:

In 1994, Sougata gave his first solo performance.

He did his Master degree in Ancient Indian History, Culture & Archaeology from Visva-Bharati University in Santiniketan.(1998)

He also received a prestigious degree in Indian Classical music from Prachin Kaka Kendra of Chandigarh (1996-1997).

In 2000 he obtained a scholarship from the Indian Government of Culture, as well as an award from The Pandit Ravi Kichlu Foundation Golden Talent Contest.

In 2006 he started performing regularly for All India Radio, Kolkata. Sougata is currently an A Grade Artist.

Since 2000, Sougata has been performing, teaching and holding workshops in EUROPE (France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Holland and Ireland), USA (New York, Woodstock, Los Angeles, Berkeley, San Francisco, San Rafael, Oakland) as well as in various major venues in India, among them:

In October 2010, the Saptak Music Festival of Ahmedabad as one of the Best young artists of the decade.

In 2016, Sougata performed at the Saptak Music Festival of Ahmedabhad as well as an international collaboration with Lebanese singer Abeer Nehme at the Fujairah International Arts Festival in United Arab Emirates.



Concert & Perfoemance Highlights:

– Globus Festival à Graz, Austria (2001) ;

– Journées des 5 Continents à Martigny, Switzerland (2002) ;

– Festival de musique indienne à Berne, Switzerland (2002) ;

– Sangeet Sammelan, Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal, India (2004);

– Sangeet Sandhya, organized by Saptak, Ahmedabad, India (2005);

– Festival de l’Inde Lille 3000, in Lille, France (2006);

– Douglas Hyde Gallery, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland (2007);

– Fête de la musique, Alliance française of Calcutta, India (2007);

– Festival de l’Inde, in Grenoble, France (2007);

– Annual Saptak Festival, Ahmedabad, India (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2016);

– Chester Beatty Library of Dublin, Ireland (2008, 2009 and 2011);

– Oriental music Festival, Ariège, South France (2009);

– Art Shastra Gallery, New Delhi, India (2010);

– Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland (2010);

– Cork University, concert and workshop, Ireland (2010);

– Auditorium Musée Guimet, National Asiatic Arts Museum in Paris, France (2011);

– Concerts various places in Italy (2011).

– Concert in Vitry-Sur-Seine (May 2012)

– Concert tour in various places in Italy (May 2012)

– Concert at Cite de la Musique, Marseille (June 2012)

– USA Tour in East Coast & West Coast (Nov-Dec 2012)

Concert at the AliAkbarCollege of Music in San Rafael (1st Dec. 2012)

-Concert at Terre Du Ciel,France (May2002),(May2014)

-Concerts and Teaching & Workshops in Ireland (Dublin, Killkeney, Cork, Glengarriff) France (Paris, Marseille, Toulouse, Brive) (May-June 2013)

-Fujairah International Arts Festival with Lebanese singer Abeer Nehme, United Arab Emirates (2016)

Teaching & Workshops:

In recent years his teaching skills gave him the opportunity to develop partnerships with several Universities and Conservatories of music in Europe including workshops in the south of France as well as in Ireland.


For more information on private lessons, workshops, and performances please contact Sougata here.