Prakriti Foundation

presents

GHARANA

INDIAN MUSIC FESTIVAL

January: 22-24, 2010

 At Chandra Mandala, Spaces

No 1, Elliots Beach Road, Besant Nagar, Chennai 600 090

 

SPONSORED BY DEUTSCHE BANK

  

January 22nd, Friday, 6:30pm

·         Introducing the Gharana festival: Ranvir Shah, Managing Trustee, Prakriti Foundation      

·         Pre-concert lecture: Sumitra Ranganathan, University of California, Berkeley                                          

 “The Bettiah Gharana: Dhrupad tradition as interpretive practice”

·         Concert:          Dhrupad by Pt. Indra Kishore Mishra

                              Vocal accompaniment: Jaymala Mishra

                              Pakhawaj: Shri Apurvalal Manna         

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January 23rd, Saturday, 7:30pm*

·         Pre-concert lecture: Mihir Kumar Singh IAS, Secretary Finance, Govt. of Bihar                                      

“ Bettiah, Bihar: socio-economic and political conditions in the 18th – 20th centuries”

·         Concert:          Dhrupad by Pt. Falguni Mitra                                                                             

      Harmonium: Mrs. Pratima Mitra

                             Pakhawaj: Shri Apurvalal Manna

*Please note different time

 

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January 24th, Sunday, 6:30pm           

·         Pre-concert lecture: Padmashri Gajendra Narayan Singh                                           

                “The musical culture of the Bettiah court”

·         Concert:          Dhrupad by Pt. Arun Kumar Mishra                                                                 

                             Violin: Dr. M. Narmadha

                 Pakhawaj: Shri Apurvalal Manna

·         Concert:          Bettiah Gharana Khyal and Tappa by Ruchi Kumari Mishra           

      Tabla: Aditya Srinivasan

 

Curated by Sumitra Ranganathan, PhD student, Department of Music, University of California, Berkeley

 

Contact:  Donor Passes available for Rs.500 (Season) and Rs.200 (daily) , students concession  pass for Rs.50. For details contact: Prakriti Foundation +91 44 6684 8517, 66848506