Maestro Duende @ Navrasa Duende
  • Maestro Duende @ Navrasa Duende

  • Genre : Classical (Gigs)
  • Sat 24 Feb '18 to Sat 24 Feb '18
  • 10:30 am to 10:00 pm
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi, Delhi, India
  • Entry: `590 Onwards
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Navrasa Duende Pvt. Ltd. presents Maestros Duende

Pt. Jasraj was initiated into vocal music by his father, but initially trained as an accompanist, playing the tabla at vocal performances by his brother, the singer Maniram. He credits the vocalist, Begum Akhtar, as being his inspiring him to take up classical music. Jasraj began training as a vocalist at the age of 15, and performed his first stage concert as a vocalist at the age of 22. Before becoming a stage performer, Jasraj worked as a performing artist on radio for several years. He initially trained as a classical vocalist with his brother, Maniram, and later with the musician and vocalist Jaywant Singh Waghela and Gulam Kadar Khan of Mewat Gharana. In addition, he trained under Swami Vallabhdas of the Agra Gharana. (source)

Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia started learning vocal music from his neighbour, Pandit Rajaram, at the age of 15. Later, he switched to playing the flute under the tutelage of Pandit Bholanath Prasanna of Varanasi for eight years. He joined the All India Radio, Cuttack, Odisha in 1957 and worked as a composer and performer. Much later, while working for All India Radio, he received guidance from the reclusive Annapurna Devi, daughter of Baba Allaudin Khan. She only agreed to teach him if he was willing to unlearn all that he had learnt until then (so as to start over free from any pre-existing errement). Another version is that she only agreed to teach him after he (of his own) took the decision to switch from right-handed to left-handed playing to show her his commitment. In any case Chaurasia plays left-handed to this day. Apart from classical music, he has made a mark as a music director for Indian films along with Shivkumar Sharma, forming a group called Shiv-Hari. He has collaborated with world musicians in experimental cross-cultural performances, including the fusion group Shakti. (source)

Shujaat Husain Khan has performed at numerous music festivals in India and has traveled around the world performing in Asia, Africa, North America and Europe. This includes Sawai Gandharva Sangeet Mahotsav, Pandit Jitendra Abhisheki Sangeet Samaroha, Maitra Mahotsav, etc. His approach to rhythm is largely intuitive, fresh and spontaneous, always astonishing his audiences. He is also known for his exceptional voice, which he uses for singing folk songs, including the album Lajo Lajo, as well as poetry, as in Hazaron Khwaishen. His memorable appearances include a performance at the Royal Albert Hall in London, Royce Hall in Los Angeles and Congress Hall in Berlin. In the summer of 1999, he was the featured soloist with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra in Canada. His collaboration with different genres of music has been a very strong point as is evidenced by the enormously successful Indo-Persian venture, the Ghazal Ensemble. Their album, Rain, was nominated for a Grammy award in 2004.

India! Get ready to explore wonderful Indian Classical Music as Navrasa Duende brings some of the biggest classical musicians for a live performance in Delhi at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, JLN on 24 February 2018, 10:30 AM onwards. Tickets and entry details out now. (Tap the 'Book button' to secure your entry) 

Important Update: Event has been canceled.

Artist Lineup:

Sangeet Martand Pandit Jasraj, Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia, Ustad Shujaat Khan, 

Artists in videos:

Sangeet Martand Pandit Jasraj

Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia

Ustad Shujaat Khan

(source)

Profiles will be added soon.

23 Feb 2018: Navrasa Duende 2018 was canceled.
11 Jan 2018: Navrasa Duende 2018 was announced.

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