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Born in 1973 in Germany Florian Schiertz postgraduated in performance at the Rotterdam Conservatoire in the fields of tabla and North Indian classical music. He is a disciple of Sumantra Guha of the Farukhabad gharana and has recently returned from his 21st studying and performing sojourn in India. Florian accompanied sitar player Pandit Kushal Das in Europe and in India. With Kolkata based musician Kalyan Mukherjee he gave about 100 sarod concerts. His performance with western-classical percussionist Wolfram Winkel at the tabla festival in Munich has been broadcasted on BR-Klassik on 11.01.2014 with the comment: "A meeting of cultures: breathtaking and full of suspense."

"Path breaking: German Tabla Vadak holds audience spellbound" - The Hitavada, M.P., INDIA, 15.02.2009
Newspaper Clippings

"The BEAT SCIENTISTS - German percussionists Florian Schiertz and Wolfram Winkel script a new musical language" - The Hindu, February 26, 2015

"One can never master Indian classical music" - Times of India, March 2014

"Tabla is his soul" - Indian Express, March 2011

"Soul of music can cross boundaries" - The Hindu, INDIA, April 2010


Forthcoming concerts:
Concert with Arjun Verma (sitar):
13th of April 2018, Prague

Concert with Sandip Chatterjee (santoor):
18th of May 2018, Nancy
19th of May, Strassbourg

Concert with Sandip Chatterjee, Hubl Greiner and Rupert Volz:
22nd of May 2018, Konstanz

Concert with Siddharth Kishna (sitar), Govinda Schlegel (sarod/sarangi):
16th of June 2018, Memmingen

Concert with Jason Kalidas (bansuri):
18th of June 2018, Berlin

Concert with Raviindra new space ensemble:
22nd of June 2018, Ravensburg, www.jazztime-ravensburg.de

Concert with Bhaskar Das (bansuri):
18th of July 2018, Lindenmuseum, Stuttgart, http://www.raagasoulspa.info

Concert with Bernhard Gedrat:
14th of July 2018, Kulturzentrum am Münster, Konstanz
20st of July 2018, Terracotta, Konstanz

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