A joint raga for vocalist Kishori Tai

Music legends like Ustad Amjad Ali Khan,Ustad Zakir Hussain,Padma Vibhushan Viku Vinayak Ram,Selva Ganesh will perform at a concert in honour of Padma Vibhushan Kishori Amonkar.

Written by Express News Service | Pune | Published:January 30, 2011 3:44 am

Music legends like Ustad Amjad Ali Khan,Ustad Zakir Hussain,Padma Vibhushan Viku Vinayak Ram,Selva Ganesh will perform at a concert in honour of Padma Vibhushan Kishori Amonkar. It will be a 80th birthday tribute.

The concert ‘Sahela Re’ on February 12-13 at Ganesh Kala Krida Manch will begin with Ustad Amjad Ali Khan’s performance and Kishori Tai’s rendition of a rare raga.

Actor Amol Palekar,who is playing a role in organising the event,said,“Tai has made our lives brighter with her music. She has for the last 60 years presented a beautiful world of music. We,on behalf of all music lovers,want to convey our gratitude.”

The first day will also see performances by Uday Bhavalkar,Bahauddin Dagar and Nancy Kulkarni.

February 13 will see vocalists Nandini Bedekar,Kalapini Komakali and Kaushiki Chakraborti presenting a morning raga in their respective styles.

Jaiteerth Mehundi,Prasad Khaparde and Raghunandan Panshikar will display their expertise over an evening raga. Manju Mehata,Rajesh Chaurasiya and Satish Vyas will play the sitar,flute and santoor respectively.

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