Hindustani Classical Vocal concert by Anand Bhate (Vocal) with Bharat Kamat (Tabla) and Suyog Kundalkar (Harmonium)
In collaboration with IMS, Raag-Mala, NaadRaang
with support from Mass Cultural Council, Acton Cultural Council and Community Endowment of Lexington
Presenting ONLINE concert on YouTube channel "Shadaj Baithak". The concert will be performed live with accompanying artists and professional audio/video equipment. Sample snippets of a few recent LIVE online concerts produced by Shadaj -
Pandit Venkatesh Kumar (Miya Ki Todi) at Shadaj Baithak
Jayateerth Mevundi (Bilaskhani Todi) at Shadaj Baithak
Kaushiki Chakraborty ( Jaijaiwanti ) at Shadaj Baithak
Raghunandan Panshikar at Shadaj Baithak
When: January 29, 9 am ET
Tickets: $20 (FREE for members - Become a Shadaj member!)
Venue: Telecast LIVE Online on the "Shadaj Baithak" YouTube channel.
How to get access to the live stream URL?
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Anand Bhate, a rising star on the horizon of Indian Classical Music, is recognized as one of the top vocalists of the younger generation of the great Kirana tradition. Anand has been a disciple of the great classical vocalist, Bharat Ratna Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, doyen of the Kirana gharana. Anand has performed all over India and abroad in many prestigious music conferences like Sawai Gandharva Sangeet Mahotsav, Pandit Jitendra Abhisheki Sangeet Samaroha etc. Recipient of numerous awards, Anand has many published albums to his credit. He won the National Award for Best Playback Singer for the movie Balagandharva. He shows a remarkable versatility in being able to present a wide variety of music, right from the classical Khayal gayaki to the semi-classical exponents like Thumri, Natyageet and Bhajans/Abhagas. He has also performed in the famous musical play Sangeet Saubhadra in the role of Krishna.
Bharat Kamat was born and brought up in Pune, India and is one of the leading tabla artists of India today. At a tender age of five, Bharat started learning tabla from his father Pt. Chandrakant Kamat who was a disciple of Pt. Samta Prasad of the Benares gharana. Bharat has performed at several prestigious venues such as Sawai Gandharva Bhimsen Festival, Vasantotsav, ITC Sangeet Sammelan, Ragmala etc. A frequent performer at prominent music festivals held in India and overseas, Bharat Kamat has also presented solo performances and accompanied dance recitals. He has accompanied several eminent artists of Hindustani music including Pandit Bhimsen Joshi with whom he toured India and overseas. He also played tabla with famous artists such as Pt. Jitendra Abhisheki, Anand Bhate, Malini Rajurkar, Veena Sahasrabuddhe, Kaushiki Chakrabarty, Pt. Mallikarjun Mansur, Kishori Amonkar, Pt. Jasraj, Girijadevi and many others.
Suyog Kundalkar is an established harmonium player of the younger generation. He has achieved a distinct identity of his own at a very young age. He started harmonium training at the age of six from Smt Ranjana Godse. Since 1997, he has been a devoted student of the renowned harmonium soloist, accompanist and musicologist Dr. Arawind Thatte. Also a keen student of classical vocal music, Suyog trained under Shri Shreeram Devasthali, Shri Suhas Datar and Smt Lalita Khadilkar.
Suyog is a much sought after accompanist. He ably accompanies great stalwarts at several prestigious music conferences in India and abroad. Suyog considers himself extremely fortunate to have been associated with Gaan Saraswati Kishori Amonkar and Dr Prabha Atre, whom he has been accompanying regularly since 2000.