Delhi’s music lovers can choose to attend a classical performance, a Broadway show or a ghazal night.
Ghazals for Faiz
What: Musical performances to mark the centenary celebration of one of the most prominent Urdu poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz. Prominent ghazal singer Jagjit Singh and Tina Sani from Pakistan, known for her Urdu ghazals, will be performing at the event, co-organised by ICCR.
When: 25 February
Where: Siri Fort, Auditorium, Khel Gaon
Entry: Contact 41646383, 23378641
NEAREST METRO STATION: Malviya Nagar On the Yellow Line
What: The 1967 Broadway musical about the flower children, Hair: The American Tribal Rock Show Musical will rock the city in an Indianised adaptation. Hair tells the story of the ‘tribe’, a group of politically active, long-haired hippies of the Age of Aquarius living a bohemian life in New York City and fighting against conscription into the Vietnam War.
When: 25-28 February
Where: Purana Quila (Old Fort)
Entry: Doner passes can be availed from the Neemrana Shop, 23-B Khan Market
NEAREST METRO STATION: Pragati Maidan On the Blue Line
What: Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra’s 64th Shriram Shankarlal Music Festival 2011, which will see performances by flute maestro Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia, Pandit Jasraj, sitarist Purbayan Chatterjee, santoor player Rahul Sharma among others.
When: 25-27 February
Entry: Invites are available at Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra Copernicus Marg Tel: 011-23386428/29
Where: Kamani Auditorium 1, Copernicus Marg, Mandi House
NEAREST METRO STATION: Mandi House on the Blue Line
Schedule of Shriram
Shankarlal Music Festival 2011
7pm: Sitar by Purbayan Chatterjee
8.30pm: Vocal by Pandit Jasraj
7pm: Santoor by Raqhul Sharma
8.30pm: Vocal by Girija Devi
11am: Vocal by Rajan and Sajan Mishra
7pm: Vocal by Kaushiki Desikan
8.30pm: Flute by Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia