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29 June 2012
Festival of Indian Classical Music
THE CONCERTS WILL BE AVAILABLE LIVE ONLINE
~ and in archives ~
29, 30 June and 1 July 2012
8:00 pm Holland Time (Central Europe Time/CET)
Live from MERU, Holland
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(Registration also allows one to view the archived concerts.)
This special series of open-air live concerts is being performed in MERU, Holland from 29 June to 1 July 2012. The concert announcement invites audiences to 'enjoy a spectacular display of melodies, rhythms, and beats performed by renowned artists from India. These three special evenings will feature divine Gandharva Veda music from world-renowned artists. Experience the music that will fill you with inner peace, harmony and bliss—music that will truly unite you with the eternal harmony in nature.'
Indian Classical Music, revived by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi as Maharishi Gandharva Veda, is eternal music of nature that produces its effect by bringing mind, body, and environment inharmony with universal rhythms of nature.
29 June 2012
Rajeev Janardan — Sitar
Pandit Rajeev Janardan is recognised as one of the greatest Sitar and Surbahar players of his generation. His renditions represent the pure essence of a highly revered musical heritage.
Arnab Chakrabarty — Sarod
A rising star of an intricate Indian musical instrument, Arnab is widely acknowledged as one of the very few serious and traditional Sarod musicians of the new generation. Arnab has earned the respect of his fellow artists because of his fine balance of raga aesthetics, instrumental dexterity, and exquisite tonal quality.
Sandip Bhattacharya — Tabla
Sandip is a prominent name among Indian music lovers. From early childhood, Sandip enjoyed close contact with several of the most celebrated performers of Indian classical music. These masters shaped his musical talent and taught him the essence and details of the Indian classical tradition.
30 June 2012
Prasad Bhandarkar — Flute
Prasad Bhandarkar has mastered Bansuri flute by learning Indian classical music from great maestros including Padma Vibhushan Pandit Hari Prasad Chaurasia and Pandit Partha Chatterjee.
Utsav Lal — Piano
Utsav Lal, one of India's youngest concert pianists, has been credited with giving the world the sound of ragas on the piano. Utsav has been honoured with the distinction 'Young Steinway Artist' and is currently listed among the world's top pianists.
1 July 2012
Sugato Bhaduri — Mandolin
Sugato is one of the most sought after Mandolin players in India today. The deep resonant tone of his instrument, evoking shades of Veena, Rabab, Sarod, and Sitar, has helped his music to tap the earliest sources of Indian Classical Music and bring it forth with a new sound. Since 2005 he has toured extensively in Europe.
Vidya and Vandana Iyer — Vocal
The Iyer sisters touch the heart and soul of their audience through their beautiful compositions and captivating musical renditions. Their voices, blended in harmony and togetherness, convey a deep innocence and purity of tone, elevating the audience to heavenly peace and bliss.
Enjoy these unique concerts live online! You will also be registered to view the archives of the concerts.
Click here to register and watch the concerts online.
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