Pandit Ritwik Sanyal


Pt Ritwik Sanyal - Raga Chhayanat


Pt Ritwik Sanyal - Raag Purvi



Pandit Dr. Ritwik Sanyal (Head of Banaras Hindu University)

The musical journey of Pandit Dr. Ritwik Sanyal started at a very young age with his mother Mrs Ranu Sanyal, writer and vocalist followed by rigorous training of Dhrupad in Mumbai with Ustad Zia Mohiuddin Dagar and Ustad Zia Fariduddin Dagar(1963-1974).

The practice (prayog) of Dhrupad got confirmation in the theory of Music (Saṅgīta Śāstra) with his Ph.D research under Prof. Premlata Sharma.

He assimilated the Dagar tradition of Dhrupad and evolved a distinctive style of his own advanced technique of Alap, Dhrupad, voice culture and pedagogy, both traditional and institutional.