The Bharatiya Samagana Sabha, established in 2009, will be hosting its 9th annual music festival between January 17th and 21st, 2018 at Chowdaiah Memorial Hall in Bengaluru. For the ninth year in a row, it will bring together musicians, music lovers and students of music for a cultural feast of Indian classical music.
This year the theme is Svaralankara, the creative energy that makes our ancient music into a living force. The creativity of the best of Indias artistes who have secured a niche for themselves world over for their unique turn of phrase, their flowing meends, their control over voice and pitch and their sheer genius in creating unforgettable melodies will be witnessed over five days.
Svalankara, the 9th Annual Festival, of the Bharatiya Samagana Sabha will celebrate improvisations and raga exploration by top musicians including Carnatic musicians T M Krishna, Abhishek Raghuram, Ranjani Gayatri, Ambi Subramanium and Hindustani musicians including Sangeetha Katti, Kaushiki Chakraborty and Praveen Godkhinde between January 17-21 next year, at Chowdiah Memorial Hall.
Among the main attractions this year are Magsaysay awardee TM Krishna whose compelling music makes one forget the rules and instead soak in the freshness of approach, Kaushiki Chakraborthy, whose voice bears the richness of both the Hindustani mellowness as well as the Carnatic strength.For the first time, young Carnatic vocalist Abhishek Raghuram will partner with Bansuri exponent Pravin Godkhinde, both masters of improvisation, in a jugalbandhi sure to bring out the finest tradition of manodharma sangeetham. Sangeeta Katti is a Hindustani vocalist who has made a name for herself in singing Bhakthi Sangeet in the Hindustani style, will render Santvani. Ambi Subramaniam, trained by his father Dr L Subramaniam in Carnatic violin will present a violin solo concert.Popular Carnatic artistes, singers Ranjani Gayatri will present the last concert in the festival.
is going to be a wonderful experience.