Pandit Rajan Sajan Misra

Pandit Rajan Sajan Misra

“When we sing, we are one soul singing, even though we are in two bodies”

Pandits. Rajan-Sajan Misra are today the foremost exponent of the Banaras Gharana of singing. Saraswati, Born into the family of great maestros of Banaras Gharana with Pt. Ganesh Misra (Great Grand Father). Pt. Sursahai Misra (Grand Father), Gayanacharya Pt. Bade Ram Das Ji Misra, Sarangi wizards Pt. Hanuman Prasad Misra (their Father), Pt. Gopal Misra (their Uncle).

Pts. Rajan-Sajan Misra’s taleem began as if with first breath of life. No wonder, therefore, their music is marked by an unequally reposeful exposition of the raga balanced with aesthetic tension generated through delicate handling of rhythm. The intricate creative process make their rendering both academically rich and melodically abounding. While executing intricate Tanns and Sargams, their wide ranging mellifluous voice, combine with masterly command over the technique, enables them to translate their highest flight of imagination into sublime music.Pts. Rajan-Sajan Misra’s compositions reflect a high regard of literary content, which brings out their subtlest intended emotions and carry an instant appeal with the audience.

Pts. Rajan-Sajan Misra have delighted audiences all over the world, and their creativity and contribution to the art has won them wide recognition from various quarters, including the much prized honour, the Padma Bhushan Award, Sangeet Natak Academy Award given by the President of India. They have been conferred in the past, Kashi Gaurav Award, Sangeet Bhushan Award and Sanskriti Award given by the Prime Minister of India. The other awards bestowed in 2014 & 2015 are Yash Bharti Award by Uttar Pradesh Govt, Tansen Award by Madhya Pradesh Govt. , Pandit Omkarnath Thakur Award by Gujarat Govt. and Master Dinanath Puraskar by Smt Lata Mangeshkar.

They have extensively toured all over the world. They have been conferred the honoury citizenship of Baltimore city of U.S.A.Their recordings are available with every company in India. As Music Today, H.M.V. ,Virgin Records, Megnasound, Sony, B.N.G. Crecendo, Venus, T-Series, A.M.C. and many more.