One of the finest Sitar virtuosi amongst the present generation, and a worthy torchbearer of the famed Sarod Gharana of Senia Shahjahanpur, Sugato Nag
started his training at the age of eight under the guidance of Late Shri Anil Roychowdhury. Sugato next became the disciple of sarod maestro, Sangeetacharya
Radhika Mohan Maitra. He next took extensive training and guidance under renowned sarodiya, Late Padmabhushan Pt. Buddhadev Dasgupta. He has also taken talim from Pt. Ajoy Sinha Roy of the Maihar Gharana. Sugato’s repertoire includes presentation of unique bandishes (compositions) composed from Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore’s songs by his guru Pt Buddhadev Dasgupta as well as his own through singing and playing.
Apart from performing all over India, Sugato has toured extensively in the US, Canada, Germany, France, UK, Holland, Australia, Japan, Mexico and Singapore, playing in University circuits as well as in Music Conferences and holding the audience in sway with his scintillating and exquisite performances. A very eloquent speaker, Sugato has given a number of lecture cum demonstrations in Universities, music institutions and schools in the US, UK, Australia, Singapore and Germany and have collaborated with western musicians in Australia to present Raga music through a western instrument ensemble and sitar. Sugato is a regular examiner for the premier and well known music institution SIFAS (Singapore Indian Fine Arts Society) for vocal and sitar. His music workshops both for the beginner and advanced students of music are a learning experience and a joy to attend.