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Spiritual music to enthrall Delhiites

Delhiites to be treated to spiritual music

india Updated: Nov 21, 2006 20:17 IST

After being enthralled for nearly a year by live performances from musical maestros Ustad Bismillah Khan, Pt Hari Prasad Chaurasia, Shubha Mudgal, Pt Vishv Mohan Bhatt and Girija Devi, Delhiites are all set to relish another series of "spiritually uplifting" musical experiences that will "warm the cockles of their hearts" this winter.

The coming months will witness several musical maestros like Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, Praveen Sultana, Shubha Mudgal and Dr Balamurli Krishna mesmerise music lovers in the national capital with their 'soul-stirring' performances.

The maestros, the greatest of our times and the best exponents of their crafts in India, will perform in the capital as part of the third series of Music in the Park, concerts held in serene settings in the lap of nature, creating a unique experience where music and nature are in perfect harmony.

The third series of Music in the Park, which began on October 14 with a performance by famous classical singer Kishori Amonkar, will conclude in March next year.

Accompanying Kishori Amonkar was Partho Sarothy on the Sarod.

October 28 saw a performance by Girija Devi, who was accompanied by Pt Kishan Maharah and Bahauddin Dagar on the Veena, while the concert on November 11 featured Pt Shiv Kumar Sharma on the Sarod, accompanied by vocalist Venkatesh Kumar.

The coming Sunday will witness a performance by Ustad Amjad Ali Khan and a vocalist.

This will be followed by a performance by music maestro Praveen Sutana on February 17 who will be accompanied by Master Shashank on the Flute-Carnatic.

First Published: Nov 21, 2006 20:17 IST