Concerts - Kaushiki Chakrabarty in Concert

This was a memorable occasion where we announced the visit to Leeds of rising Indian superstar, Kaushiki Chakrabarty Desikan in her only UK performance of that season…

Pre-show Talk, 6pm
The audience joined Dominic Gray (Opera North Projects Director) in an interview with Kaushiki as a pre-show treat.  This was a chance to get an insight into the world of Hindustani Classical Vocal music through a rising Superstar.

Kaushiki & Company in Concert, 8pm
Kaushiki Chakrabarty Desikan, a child prodigy with a ‘honeyed’ voice and broad open ‘aakar’, has been groomed by her father Pandit Ajoy Chakrabarty and the Sangeet Research Academy in Kolkata, India.  She has performed to captivated audiences all over the world and won the BBC Radio 3 World Music Award (Asia Pacific) in 2005.

For further information about this performance contact SAA-UK on 0113 244 5523 or email

Further information about artists involved in this performance


Kaushiki (pdf 0.21mb)


"It was a brilliant performance by Kaushiki, we loved it and we are waiting for more like this."

"A wonder filled evening. Thank you for taking me to an exceptional place. We have enjoyed thoroughly."

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