Stories From The Field

Meet Satyaprakash Mishra, tabla artist, and disciple of Benaras Gharana doyen, Pt. Kalinath Mishr.

Satyaprakash Mishr

How did you come to this art form? How did your art come to be your life’s work?

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What is an ideal day for you as a dancer/musician? Does that change based on performances, etc?

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