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Friday, December 07, 2018

42nd Gunidas Sangeet Sammelan

The Gunidas Sangeet Sammelan in its 42nd edition will present performances by the doyens of Hindustani Classical Music like tabla legend Ustad Zakir Hussain, vocalists Pandit Suhas Vyas, Kaushiki Chakraborty and Sanjeev Chimmalg, ace violinist Kala Ramnath, sarod exponent Ayaan Ali Bangash, veena player Jayanthi Kumaresh and young santoor player Kunal Gunjal at the two-day event beginning December 7.

This annual Music Festival is held in memory of the doyen of the Agra Gharana, the late Pt. Jagannath Buwa Purohit alias Gunidas. Pandit C.R. Vyas, the father of santoor player Pandit Satish Vyas, who is also Secretary, Maharashtra Lalit Kala Nidhi started the Gunidas Sangeet Sammelan in 1977 under the aegis of the MLKN Charitable Trust.   The Gunidas Sangeet Sammelan is one of the most prestigious Classical Music Festivals of India and over the last 41 years has featured Ravi Shankar, Ustad Vilayat Khan, Bhimsen Joshi, Smt. Kishori Amonkar, Jasraj, Shivkumar Sharma, Hariprasad Chaurasia, Ustad Zakir Hussain, Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, Begum Parween Sultana, Kumar Gandharva and other  legendary artistes as well as young up and coming artistes.

Where Nehru Centre Auditorium Worli

When Dec 7 and 8, 6.00p.m. (both  days).


Robert Ames, Galya Bisengalieva and SOI Orchestra

Renowned conductor Robert Ames and violinist Galya Bisengalieva return to perform with SOI Chamber Orchestra following their sold-out and highly-acclaimed concerts in 2016 and 2017.  The gifted artists are all set to enthrall the audience with a concert at Prithvi Theatre on December 10. The concert will feature the works of legendary composers such as Borodin, Beethoven and Barber and more.

Ames is Co-Artistic Director and Conductor of the London Contemporary Orchestra and is also well known as an innovative programme curator. Bisengalieva is an award winning solo violinist, improviser and collaborator based in London. She has performed solo shows throughout Europe, USA, and India and made her sell-out debut in Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires, where she received the Revelación Award by the Music Critics Association of Argentina.

Where Prithvi Theatre, Juhu

When Monday, December  10, 8 pm


Prices Rs250 onwards

8 Prahar a marathon raga  concert 

Mumbai will witness Hindustani classical music's one-of-a-kind 20-hour-long concert, where 16 maestros will perform. The concert, which will celebrate rare ragas, will begin on December 8 at 6.00 a.m on Saturday and culminate at 3.00 a.m. on Sunday.

Conceived by Durga Jasraj, founder-director of Art and Artistes, concert '8 Prahar' will celebrate music of every Prahar (the day broken into three-hour segments from dawn). It's a joint initiative of Art and Artistes and Pancham Nishad to showcase the rich treasure of ragas in Indian classical music at the apt time of the day.

The unique line-up of  jugalbandis will not only bring rarely heard ragas, but also instrumental magic on the flute, violin, santoor, sitar, and slide guitar. 

Shashi Vyas of Director and founder of Pancham Nishad Creatives said: “The performance of a particular raga at a particular time enhances its aesthetic effects, creating a positive and serene impact on the listeners' mind and soul.”

Where Shanmukhananda Chandrasekandra Saraswathi Auditorium, Sion

When From Saturday, December 8, 6.00 a.m to 3.00 a.m. Sunday, December 9

Tickets are available on

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