Hindustani Classical Concert
Young Maestros​

Hindustani Classical Concert - A Shadaj Baithak Event

Co-sponsored by Lexington Community Education in association with Lexington Cultural Council, Cary Library, Lexington Symphony and IAL

Young Maestros - Sweekar Katti (Sitar), Yashwant Vaishnav (Tabla), Arushi Mudgal (Odissi Dance) will take the audience on this unique journey of unfolding the correlation between Melody,  Rhythm and Dance.


Saturday, October 27,  5 - 9 pm :  Concert
Venue:  Scottish Rite Masonic Museum, 33 Marrett Rd., Lexington, MA 02420


Program :

  • Tabla Solo - Yashwant Vaishnav (Sarangi: Suhail Yusuf Khan)
  • Sitar -  Sweekar Katti (Tabla: Yashwant Vaishnav)
  • Dinner Break - Food vendor at the venue
  • Odissi Dance - Arushi Mudgal


Tickets :   www.shadaj.org  (Patron: $100,  Premium: $50,  Regular: $30)
FREE for Shadaj Members and Lexington Public School Students (Regular seating. RSVP needed.)
Upgrade available for Shadaj members to Patron and Premium seating

Become a SHADAJ Member :  http://shadaj.org/membership.html 

FREE daily Indian Classical Music Appreciation Sessions
October 22 to 25, 7–8:30 pm
Venue: Cary Memorial Library, 1874 Mass Ave, Lexington, MA 02420

  • Monday, 10/22: Indian Classical Music 101 with Warren Senders
  • Tuesday, 10/23: Tabla with Amit Kavthekar
  • Wednesday, 10/24: Sitar with Jawaad Noor
  • Thursday, 10/25: Dance with Soumya Rajaram

​Meet the artists and participate in an engaging panel discussion 
Panelist : Jyothi Raghavan, Meena Subramanyam, Sunanda Narayanan, Sridevi Thirumalai, Mouli Pal, Smitha Radhakrishnan and Arushi Mudgal
Friday, October 26, 8:30–10 pm
Venue: Residence of Soumya & Rajaram,15 Homestead Street, Lexington MA 02421


Even if you are member, please RSVP to secure a seat.  Due to limited seating, we expect the concerts to be sold out.  Admission will be handled on a first come first serve basis.


More Information :   
Shrinivas Sane: 508-494-4160 (shinusane@hotmail.com)
Milind Ranade: 409-201-7110 (milindmranade@gmail.com)


Artists :

  • Odissi Dance - Arushi Mudgal
  • Tabla Solo - Yashwant Vaishnav (Sarangi: Suhail Yusuf Khan)
  • Sitar -  Sweekar Katti (Tabla: Yashwant Vaishnav)


Yashwant Vaishnav, a child prodigy who dazzled the audiences, artists and musicologist when he burst on to the scene at a tender age of 10. A disciple of Pandit Mukund Bhale and Pandit Yogesh Samsi, Yashwant has taken the tabla world by storm by his god gifted "Taiyyari"  and "Speed".  


Sweekar Katti, one of the finest Sitar players of his generation, disciple of Dr Sunil Katti, is influenced by Ustad Vilayat Khan style of sitar playing. A versatile sitar player equally adept at Classical music, Fusion and Bollywood music.


Arushi Mudgal, receipt of the prestigious Sangeet Natak Academy award for young artists,  Arushi is an Odissi dancer par excellence in the glorious lineage of Guru Kelucharan Mahopatra and Madhavi Mudgal.


Suhail Yusuf Khan,  grandson of Sarangi maestro Ustad Sabri Khan is a talented Sarangi soloist in the Indian Classical tradition. Suhail is also a member of Welsh-Indian folk fusion group Khamira. Suhail will accompany Yashwant Vaishnav for the tabla solo.


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