April 30th 2016, New Delhi
Birju Maharaj Pamapara’s Varshik Utsav – 2016
Sanju Sahai ( also known as) Vishnu Sahai is currently one of the finest Tabla artists. A pheonomenal Tabla Player well known for mesmerizing and captivating audience with his virtuosity.
He has worked with some of the legendary musicians and dancers from the world including Pt. Birju Maharaj, Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, Pt. Rajan Sajan Misra, Ustad Vilayat khan, Ustad Shahid Parvez, Michael Nyman, Akram Khan, Ustad Sultan khan to name but a few. He has performedin more than 25 countries in some of the world’s major concert halls such as Carnegie Hall, Royal Albert Hall, Sydney Opera House.
Had the privilege to perform for Her majesty The Queen on several occasions as well as performing for a private concert at the Highgrove for Prince Charles.
He continues to collaborate with flamenco, jazz,African and other genres. As well as performing and touring all over the world Sanju is also very active promoting music through running residencies ,workshops and teaching to all age groups. He has been teaching Tabla at School of Oriental and African music for the past twenty years.