Pandit Jasraj returns to celebrate his Hyderabad connection, and the city has its classical-art appreciation senses all perked up already!
Sangeet Martand Pandit Jasraj is organising the 38th Pandit Motiram Pandit Maniram Sangeet Samaroh, from 29th November to 1st December, at the Chowmahalla Palace. This year, 9 artistes, including upcoming as well as senior performers, will perform during the 3-day festival, as below:
7:30pm - Bharatanatyam By Shirisha Shashank
8:30pm - Sitar Recital By Manju Mehta
9:30pm - Hindustani Vocal By Pandit Sanjeev Abhyankar
7:30pm - Flute Recital By Master S Akash
8:30pm - Tabla Solo By Pandit Anindo Chatterjee
9:30pm - Hindustani Vocal By Pandit Jasraj
7:30pm - Hindustani Vocal By Ankita Joshi
8:30pm - Hindustani Vocal By Madhup Mudgal
9:30pm - Saxophone Recital By Padmasri Dr. Kadri Gopalnath
In memory of his late father Pandit Motiram and his brother Pandit Maniram, Pandit Jasraj, in association with the Department of Culture, organizes an annual music festival in Hyderabad. It was being held at the Nizam College grounds, which was where his father and his brother taught music to several students. However, since 2009, the venue has been shifted to the Chowmahalla Palace. Started in 1972, this festival is on for the 38th year.
Entry to the samaroh is free. Please contact the Department of Culture at 2324-2482 for further details.