The Wednesday Recital
Ratan Bharati was born with a superb sense of rhythm. Attracted to the guitar at the early age of 4, he started taking lessons from renowned guitar player Pandit Debasish Bhattacharya. In 2011 he joined ITC Sangeet Research Academy as a Scholar under Guru Pandit Partha Chatterjee.
Ratan has stood first in many prestigious competitions and has received the National Scholarship from the Ministry of Culture, Government of India under his Guru’s watchful guidance, he has performed successfully in different part of the country and has also toured Europe, Bangladesh, Thailand, Nepal, Muscat etc. Ratan performs regularly on Doordarshan. He has several times performed in a fusion group of Shri Purbayan Chatterjee.
He has had the rare privilege of being awarded an “A” grade at his first All India Radio audition.
Following is an excerpt of his performance at ITC SRA, where he was accompanied by Shri Sandip Ghosh on tabla.