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Wednesday, May 08, 2019

Classical swar-sangeet concert utsav
Pancham Nishad, a well known name known organisation in the world of Indian Classical Music, is hosting a two day music festival titled ‘Aarohi, (18th edition) featuring only young brigade of six Indian classic musicians, at Y. B. Chavan Auditorium on 10th & 11th May 2019 at 6 pm. This event is being held every year during the second week of May in association with ‘Rangswar’, the cultural wing of Y. B. Chavan Pratishthan. The event is non ticketed (Free) and the invitations are available at the venue on the concert dates. The stalwart-top-class eminent classical performers at this exclusive cultural event include Manohar Patwardhan, Danish Ali Khan, Shalini Sinha, Aboli Gadre, sitarist Ankur Mishra and Nirbhay Saxena.

Bolshoi Ballet screening
NCPA presents the screening of Bolshoi Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty by Pytor Ilyich Tchaikovsky on 8th & 12th May from 6:30 pm onwards at Godrej Dance Theatre. The story talks about the Princess Aurora falls under the curse of the Evil Fairy Carabosse on her sixteenth birthday, falling into a deep slumber for one hundred years. Only the kiss of a prince can break the spell. A resplendent classical finest fairytale ballet performed by the Bolshoi, Music Director: Vassily Sinaisky. Cast: Olga Smirnova, Semyon Chudin, Alexei Loparevich, Yulia Stepanova, Vitaly Biktimirov, Artemy Belyakov & Anastasia Denisova. At Godrej Dance Theatre, NCPA, today and Sunday, 6.30 p.m.

Sureela savera
On Sunday early morning, Pratahswar will commence with a unique and beautiful performance by one of the most talented vocalists Gauri Pathare. She shall be accompanied by Mandar Puranik on Tabla and Niranjan Lele on Harmonium. This performance is at the Deshpande Maha Kala Academy, Prabhadevi on Sunday, 12th May at 6:30 am. “Pratahswar” is a monthly morning concept of Indian Classical Music organized by Pancham Nishad.
 
Naushad Sandhya by ‘Jhankar’
'Jhankar', the prime pioneer orchestra group founded by the late Vinod Gidh has come forward to host a special centenary tribute concert in honour of the legendary composer Naushad-saab on Sunday 12th May at 6 pm at Prabodhankar Thakre Sabhagruh, Vile Parle East. The singers include Pt Amarendra Dhaneshwar, Reshma Gidh, Sushma Gidh,Harish Kalyanpur, Siddhesh Kargutkar and others.The show will be anchored by Prashant Gurav.
 
Vasantrao Deshpande centenary
Legendary classical singer Vasantrao Deshpande birth centenary celebrations was formally launched by lighting of a traditional lamp at Ravindra Natya Mandir at the hands of senior Shiv Sena leader Manohar Joshi on Monday. Achyut Godbole, Shankar Abhayankar, Chandrakant Limaye and others were also present.

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