Treat your ears to an orchestra of Hindustani classical music, with four artists, each of whom enjoy a strong following and is much sought after.
Mr. Seetaramaiah, on the keyboard, was initially a self-taught artist, and today plays entire classic film songs as well as classical music compositions, unaccompanied on the keyboard. He is known for his self discipline and involvement, which shows through in his performances on the stage.
He was honoured and felicitated by Sri Ghantasala Samsmarana Kala Peetham, Machilipatnam and Ghantasala Gaana Sabha, Hyderabad, for his multi-faceted talent in programme-music, in August 2004. He accompanied the legendary Cine Singers P. Susheela, P. Leela, K. Rani, AP Komala, PB Srinivas and the like. He was called by the Malaysian Prime Minister, to participate in a royal Ghazal recital by Mrs. Devi Ramana Murthy, in Sep 2003.
Ms Mahua Mukherjee sings regularly for All India Radio and Doordarshan and has also recorded for 'Legend Western Group, USA'. Her fusion album 'Musical Magic' is releasing soon. She has developed into a fine vocalist and has command of several genres like Khayal, Thumri, Bhajan and Bengali light-music. Systematic exposition of Raag structure, brilliant phrasing, variety of taan patterns, characterise her singing.
Sushanta Nandi is a gifted child prodigy, who had the benefit of an early initiation in the art of 'Bansuri Vadan' from his grand-fathers Pandit Chandrakanta Nandi and Pandit Radhakanta Nandi, who honed Nandi's inborn talents.
He is now here, to accompany the classical vocalist Ms. Mahua Mukherjee and also to present few solos on the flute.
Sri Javed Najmuddin will be felicitated with the 'Tabla Ratna' on this day as well. His tailored work on Tabla have allowed him to be a fitting accompanist with flawless timing and sensitivity, to legends like Ustad Bismilla Khan, Chote Ghulam Ali Khan and the like.
His ability to play cross rhythms and produce complex calculations, has made him the doyen in Hindustani Classical Music. He has immense versatility with regard to playing any kind of accompaniment, be it with the sitar, shehnai, sarod, keyboard or vocal.
Please contact Y R Sastry at 93912-23213 or Dr K V Rao of Ghantasala Gana Sabha at 2761-2030 for further details.