Samarth Nagarkar is a Hindustani classical vocalist, known for his captivating performances and traditionally rich music.
Samarth features in prominent music festivals and venues in India and the US including The ITC Sangeet Sammelan, Sapthak, Chhandayan All Night Concert, The Gandharva Festival, The International Fringe Festival, The Winter Garden Festival, Pandit Kashinath Bodas Festival, Ali Akbar College of Music and Universities like Stanford, UPenn and UPitt. He is the first Indian classical vocalist to perform in the historic and iconic Maverick Concerts in Woodstock and the Rockwood Music Hall in New York City.
He has two albums titled ‘Pranali’ and ‘Pravah’ and a book, ‘Raga Sangeet’ to his credit. He has also composed music for major international films and conventions.
Samarth is a recipient of a Fellowship from the Ministry of Culture, Government of India and a President’s Award for winning the All India Radio’s National Music Competition.
Pursuing a full-fledged career as a performer, composer, teacher and author, Samarth is described by critics as one of today’s most prolific performers and a torchbearer of the traditions he represents.