Tricity's art lovers are in for a treat of blissful beats of percussion instruments and soulful strains of sarangi this Sunday.
This specially designed classic bonanza is being brought to the city by Pracheen Kala Kendra and is supported by UT department of Cultural Affairs. Apart from legendary tabla maestro Ustad Fazal Qureshi, sarangi player Dilshad Khan and percussionists Deepak Bhatt and Arun Solanki; students of Guru Kulwinder Singh, a disciple of Ustad Alla Rakha Khan, will also showcase their talent and expertise.
Ustad Fazal Qureshi is the son and disciple of legendary tabla wizard Ustad Alla Rakha Khan of the Punjab gharana, who has expanded his horizon in music by indulging in varied styles including jazz and western classical music, and has also performed with well-known jazz musicians.
The other artiste to watch out for is sarangi virtuoso Dilshad Khan, the nephew of late sarangi legend, Ustad Sultan Khan, who has wooed music lovers across the globe. His sarangi rendition was prominent in a number of Bollywood movies such as Devdas, Mohabbatein, Tere Naam, Jhoom Barabar Jhoom, Dhobhi Ghat and Rockstar.
Catch them live in performance at:
WHERE: Tagore Theatre, Sector 18, Chandigarh
WHEN: September 16
TIME: 6.30 pm SD Sharma
Ministry of Sound in city
Ministry of Sound (MoS), a chain of international nightclubs based out of London and an associated record label, will make its Chandigarh debut tonight. MoS, ranked fourth in the 2010 DJ Magazine top 100 clubs poll 2010, is currently on its India tour. MoS DJs will be performing for the first time in north India. MoS London resident DJ Lucy Stone and DJ Ivan who owns and runs the MoS franchise in India, will both be spinning in the city.
WHEN: Saturday, September 15 (9 pm onwards)
WHERE: The Blue Blazer, SCO 1, Sector 26, Chandigarh
ENTRY: Entry free for women until 11 pm; R5,000 cover charge per couple and R7,000 cover charge per stag (inclusive of unlimited drinks of Chivas, Absolut, Kingfisher and Havana rum)
Gursharan Naat Utsav
Legendry theatre person, late S Gursharan Singh, not only pioneered new genres of street theatre, but also groomed a nursery of dedicated theatre artistes.
City-based Suchetak Rang Manch will celebrate the thespian's contribution in its ninth edition of Gursharan Naat Utsav. To be held at various venues in Chandigarh and its periphery from September 16 to 26, the event will include a two-day national seminar this time, informed its director and Sangeet Natak Akademy awardee Anita Shabdish.
Theatre groups from Kolkata, Patiala, Amritsar and Chamkaur Sahib, apart from Suchetak Mohai and Chandigarh School of Drama, are also expected to participate. For more information, contact Anit Shabdish at 9814033773