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  • Venue
    Tata Theatre
  • Date Time
    15 July 2022 | 6:30 pm
  • Age Limit
  • Member Price
    Rs.600, 480 & 375/- (Inclusive of GST)
  • Non Member Price
    Rs.800, 640 & 500/- (Inclusive of GST)

Event Details

Vasantrao Deshpande and Kumar Gandharva by Rahul Deshpande 

Gajananrao Joshi, Dinkar Kaikini and Ramashreya Jha by Ulhas Kashalkar 

Rahul Deshpande has been mentored by several reputed teachers including Mukul Shivputra and Gangadharbua Pimpalkhare. Deeply inspired by Kumar Gandharva’s music, Deshpande is a versatile vocalist with a wide-ranging repertoire. Besides live concerts, he acts in musical plays (sangeet-natak) and has sung for the popular film Katyar Kaljat Ghusali. Deshpande has also depicted the character of his grandfather and renowned classical vocalist, Vasantrao Deshpande, in the latest film Mee Vasantrao. Deshpande will present select compositions of Vasantrao Deshpande and Kumar Gandharva. The repertoire will include bada and chhota khayal, natyageet and nirguni bhajan.

Ulhas Kashalkar has had the privilege of training with many reputed vocalists including his father N. D. Kashalkar, Ram Marathe and Gajananrao Joshi. Endowed with a mellifluous voice and command over a wide repertoire of well-known and rare ragas, his music reflects a harmonious blend of Gwalior, Agra and Jaipur traditions. Today, he is also regarded as a senior guru, mentoring several promising students.

Kashalkar will present select compositions of Gajananrao Joshi, Dinkar Kaikini and Ramashreya Jha. The presentation will include bada and chhota khayal and tarana.

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