Press Quotes on the Mishras

“Varanasi’s music tradition has produced many great sitar artists including Pandit Ravi Shankar and Mustaq Ali Khan. Among its new generation, Pandit Shivnath Mishra is keeping the tradition going”
Swatantra Bharat, 7 December 1986 

“An imaginative and thoughtful performance which shows that he is a great artist.”
Dainik Jagaran – 1993

“Pt. Shivnath Mishra has taken his place among the leading artists of Benares. His performance was joyful, powerful and full of sweetness.”
National Sahara News – May 2, 1994

“By exploring new paths Deobrat Mishra will bring about a revolution in Indian Classical music”
Hindustan Times 1997

“The Mishras, father and son, displayed a rare understanding between themselves and of the unique Benaras musical style” 
Bombay News 1999

“The surrender in the Mishras playing allowed the music to flow unimpeded through graceful fingers into the theatre…it was the best performance I’ve ever seen.”
Ascent Magazine 2001

“Don’t miss the Mishras, because their music is magic.” 
Kitchener/Waterloo Record – June 2002

“Don’t miss your chance to see the amazing collaboration of the Mishras…relax, clear your mind and let the music take over.”
Amy Kepferle, Bellingham Weekly, July 2003

“Father and son had an amazing connection with each other. They created an incredible cascade of sound that sent ecstatic tremors through the space and transformed the audience. It was as if they and their instruments became one. The audience gave them a standing ovation.”
Radha House, Spokane 2003

“Their playing is emotional, juicy, full of ‘rasa’! It’s rustic, primitive, pagan and almost vocal.”
Olof Soderback
Ashland, Oregon 2004


Please see also the articels from:


Ascent Magazin


Varanasi Plus