20140503 Kartik PCPandit Kartik Seshadri and Pandit Anindo Chatterjee at UCSD’s CPMC

May 3, 2014 ~ A sold out house and a magical evening at UCSD’s Conrad Prebys Auditorium. The evening left people wanting more and more of the inspired music.

NWEAMO: nweamoAnimation Film Festival held at the Science Museum IMAX theatre.

March 23, 2014: Seshadri performed to “Vishwaroop” a digital abstract masterpiece by esteemed animation director Vibeke Sorensen. The musical improvisation is on the spur with the images as they present themselves. A tribute to Sound and Color!


Conducting the UCSD’s Indian Music Ensemble ~

December 20, 2013: UCSD’s beautiful CPMC Auditorium – where Seshadri heads up the Indian Music Program


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University of Oregon, Eugene ~

October 15, 2013: Full House at University of Oregon Eugene’s Beall Auditorium as Seshadri returns to perform for the the sixth time (Vineet Vyas on Tabla)


Rave Reviews from Festivals in Varanasi & Bhopal, India

1 copy 3Kartik Seshadri returns to his favorite cities in September 2013 to perform for major festivals and in the midst of a most distinguished and discerning audience to elicit their appreciation and make the headlines for major news publications, Hindi and English: Dainik, The Age, Statesman, Aaj, and others.

Tribute Concert ~ Broward Auditorium, Florida


ksalam copyKartik Seshadri (with Alam Khan ~ sarode) in  a tribute concert to his guru, Pandit Ravi Shankar.

This performance will be held at the Broward Auditorium, Fort Lauderdale, Florida on March 2.

India Tour December 26 – January 23, 2013



This tour begins in Kolkata with the Indo Occidental Symbiosis Festival of Indian music honoring the 80th birthday of Pandit Ravi Kichlu and culminating back in Kolkata at the major Dover Lane Music Conference in a jugalbandhi with Partho Sarothy on sarode. This entire tour is offered as an homage to Pandit Ravi Shankar. Check Tour Dates for further information.

Soaring musical heights: Kartik Seshadri’s magical performance in Thousand Island, New York


The 150th anniversary Celebrations for Swami Vivakananda began with Seshadri’s performance for the Ramakrishna Mission in Thousand Island, New York. A jam-packed full house made for a beautiful evening leaving the audiences wanting more.  The concert was a perfect unison of the teachings of the philosopher about the powerful medium of music.




conrad prebys thumbnailFull house for sitar maestro Kartik Seshadri at UCSD’s Conrad Prebys Music Center

UCSD Music Department ~ Sitar master Kartik Seshadri, who directs the department of music’s Indian music program, performed to a packed Conrad Prebys Concert Hall on April 11. Seshadri swept the audience on a journey through classical Indian ragas that evoked a range of moods, from quiet and thoughtful to bursting with joy. The synergy between Seshadri and tabla virtuoso Arup Chattopadhyay was supernatural, and the performers were honored with an ovation that lasted several minutes. Afterwards, we floated out to our cars and returned to the material world.


Songlines Magazine U.K. acclaim for Seshadri’s album Sublime Raga(s) as “Top of the World”


The March 2012 edition of Songlines Magazine, U.K. again features Seshadri’s latest recording as their Top of the World 10 albums. “Today’s greatest sitar player . . .” click here to read full review.