Sawai Gandharva Bhimsen Mahotsav

Sawai Gandharva Bhimsen Mahotsav News

Day 2 of Sawai Gandharva festival has it all: Restlessness, magic and harmony

Having learnt the intricate skills of thumri from her tutor, legendary vocalist late Dr Girija Devi, Dev performed for the first time the thumri, sajan tum kahe ko neha lagaye, depicting Radha’s restlessness to meet Krishna.

On Day 1 of Sawai: Sarod, shehnai, tears for Bhimsen Joshi, tribute to Annapurna Devi

Hosted at a new venue after 31 years — Maharashtriya Mandal Krida Sankul in Mukund Nagar — the festival was ‘inaugurated’ by Apar’s melodious tunes.


Sawai Gandharva Mahotsav: Pandit Kabra urges young musicians to practise, maintain unique identity

Kabra, a disciple of late Annapurna Devi, was speaking in an interview during the orientation programme, Antarang, organised at the Sawai Gandharva Smarak on Wednesday.

63rd Sawai Ggandharva Bhimsen Mahotsav: Classical, modern artistes strike a chord at finale

The day began early for the audience which was still under the impact of the performances on the third day.

63rd Sawai Gandharva Bhimsen Mahotsav: Adhiya, Godkhindi leave audience mesmerised on Day 3

As it was the weekend, the audience was present in huge numbers, which only increased as the day passed by.

Pune: Invisible hands that make Sawai strike a chord

The 82-year-old Subhash Bhambure got associated with the festival more than 55 years ago, when he was barely in his mid-20s.


Maestros enthrall as Sawai fest gets under way

The evening boasted of a celestial line-up and stellar performances by some of the stalwarts of classical music.

Organisers announce added attractions for Bhimsen mahotsav

Short-film festival on topics related to Indian classical music,will start followed by Antaranga,the interactive session.

Sawai festival from December 11

The Arya Sangeet Prasarak Mandal,founded by Bharat Ratna Pandit Bhimsen Joshi,has announced that the Sawai Gandharva Bhimsen Mahotsav will take place from December 11 to 16 this year at the New English School Ramanbaug grounds.

Tributes & Applause

On Day 4 of Sawai Gandharva Bhimsen Mahotsav,audiences were enthralled by an unforgettable recital by sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan and humble tributes to late Pandit Bhimsen Joshi.