Prewien Pandohi-Mishre is a singer/ composer based in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Specialized in Indian Classical music and spiritual meditative music, Prewien has founded Rasique Music School in 2011 where he teaches Indian vocal music to children, beginners and semi-professionals. His music is rooted in the traditional Indian genres, but also touches contemporary styles. With his sonorous earthy voice and warm personality he is able to win the hearts of the audience.
He moved from Suriname (South America) to Rotterdam when he was 11 years old. Here he got introduced to spiritual singing while visiting local Hindu temples. He learned Indian vocal music from the local music school SKVR and he completed his Master’s degree in Indian Classical Music from CODARTS University of Music in 2019.
Prewien has collaborated with international artists: Filter Coffee, Aks & Lakshmi, Vasuda Sharma and Nirali Kartik. His most recent theater performances are: Holland-India Music Festival, Pancha Tattva, Sacred Songs Festival, Festival Muses of Mindfulness and Yoga Nidra.
After his Codarts Master degree Prewien received media attention from national Dutch broadcasts. In December 2019 he performed for VPRO ‘Vrije Geluiden’ followed by a short-documentary filmed by NTR, ’Iedereen Verlicht’. Prewien’s mission is to create awareness about the vibrant Indian Classical music scene in the Netherlands.
Concerts with Prewien Pandohi-Mishre
Krishna Bhajans In-House Concert
North-Indian Music with Nirali Kartik
In-House Concert with Vasuda
Videos with Prewien Pandohi-Mishre
Articles with Prewien Pandohi-Mishre
Netherlands Trade Mission to India Kick off with Minister Cora Van Nieuwenhuizen
Mumbai: Minister of Infrastructure & Water Management Cora van Nieuwenhuizen gave a kick-off speech and inaugurated the Indo-Dutch Forum on Smart & Sustainable Port-led Development Wednesday 23rd of May in Taj Mahal Palace Mumbai. Dutch businesses are keen to increase their relationship with the Indian industry, in particularly with the port sector in India. Consul General Mumbai Guido Tielman emphasized that this trade mission is the largest Indo-Dutch trade mission so far in his opening speech.
DesiYUP’s Artist Meet in Mumbai was a successful affair | Trade Mission Netherlands-India
Mumbai, May 21, 2018: Holland based company – DesiYUP’s Artist Meet in JW Marriott Mumbai was graced by talented Indian musicians and singers. Indian music and ragas are not only appreciated, but also soulfully enjoyed in most foreign countries and Holland is no exception. But what’s different in Holland is the beautiful amalgamation of singers, musicians and artists that people get to witness and cherish their art, thanks to DesiYUP.
Tere Naam – Vasuda Sharma ft. Prewien Pandohi-Mishre
One doesn’t need to be surrounded by incense or regular trips to temples to be near to God. Spirituality is a way of life. The spirit is inside to do good karma, doing one’s deed sincerely is in itself a worship to the almighty. The Supreme being, the creator of all, who we call God, Allah, Jesus, Krishna or Ram, that resides in us.
Midnight Longing – Filter Coffee ft. Prewien & Anuj (Omnesia)
‘Midnight Longing’ is connecting musicians based in three different continents together. Raag Bageshri, a popular late night Raga, inflicts emotions of desire, longing and romance awaiting for One’s beloved. The aesthetic form of this Raag enables the mind to catch a glimpse of the deeper spiritual beauty through Filter Coffee’s “Ethnotronic” music style anchored by Prewien’s earthy vocals and Anuj’s hypnotic spoken word.
Raag Bageshri – Balama More Tore Sanga
On a cold winter night, allow yourself to get carried away by this melodious and enchanting composition in Raag Bageshri inflicting emotions of longing and romance from the point of view of a lady awaiting her loved one. The aesthetic form of this Raag enables the mind to catch a glimpse of the deeper spiritual beauty of this music style.