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Ritesh Rajnish Mishra

ICMCA is honored to pay tribute to the late Hindustani legend, Pandit RAJAN MISHRA with a vocal concert by his sons, Ritesh and Rajnish Mishra of the Banaras gharana

Sunday October 15, 2023 at 5:00 pm CST

Bates Recital Hall, 2406 Robert Dedman Drive, Austin, TX 78712



Brothers in arms

The Artist brothers have been learning music since their birth with sounds of Tanpura, Sarangi, Tabla and voices of forefathers vibrating in their home and surroundings. Gifted with a very pleasing voices and sensibility for musical notes they toiled through the strenuous music sessions over the years. The brothers touch the listeners’ heart with melodious voices rendering Khayal, Tappa, Tarana Bhajans and other classical forms to cast a spell on the audience.

Legacy of six generations devoted to the Banaras gharana

Rajnish-Ritesh are the sixth generation of a family of great musicians, going back to Pt. Ram Baksha Misra, Pt. Ganesh Ji Misra, Pt. Sursahai Misra, Pt. Hanuman Misra – Pt. Gopal Misra and Pt. Rajan Misra – Pt. Sajan Misra. They are also blessed by Gayanacharya Pt. Bade Ramdas Ji Misra, His Holiness Satguru Jagjit Singh Ji and received knowledge of the art from a galaxy of musician relatives and friends.

Music has no limits

Sustaining ‘Harmony’ in this world of diverse religions and cultures is a dream of the entire humanity. Many good souls have been working tirelessly to make such a dream true in their own styles and beliefs. ‘Mishra Bandhu’ Rajnish-Ritesh are doing it in the most aesthetic way, singing together, emanating love harmony for the music lovers the world over.


Accompanying Rajnish-Ritesh are:

Pandit Gourisankar on tabla

Anirban Chakraborty on harmonium