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Press Release |  07 Jan 2019 15:53 |  By RnMTeam

Ranjani - Gayatri and Kaushiki Chakraborty in 'spiritual morning' by the bay

MUMBAI: This yearÆs Spiritual Morning concert by Pancham Nishad was presented as a confluence of Carnatic Classical and Hindustani Classical music, the two schools of thought in the Indian Classical Music, to be presented by Ranjani-Gayatri sisters and Kaushiki Chakraborty respectively, the most talented, popular renowned vocalists from the world of Indian Classical Music. This unique event was held at the heritage site, Gateway of India on Sunday, 6th January, 2019 at 6.30 am. The concert was non-ticketed and open to all music lovers.

The co - artiste for the concert were Ajay Joglekar on (Harmonium), Ojas Adhiya on (Tabla), Vitthal Rangan on (Violin) and Saigiridhar Kuchibotla on (Mridangam).

The event was presented by Tata Capital and co-sponsored by Bank of Baroda, All Cargo Logistics Ltd, Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd., and supported by Cultural Ministry of Maharashtra and Mumbai Port Trust.

Spirituality and Meditativeness are the essence of Indian Classical music. Our music, very subtly inspires a soul ward voyage of deep introspection and imbues bliss that words fall short of, in the hearts of music connoisseurs.

 Thus, very befittingly, in the open expanse of the heritage monument, the Gateway of India, caressed by the gentle breeze and the waves of the Arabian Sea, was born Spiritual Morning concert.

Conceptualised by Shashi Vyas, founder-director of Pancham Nishad, this unique one of its kind concert begins at the crack of dawn with the first rays of the soft winter sun in the month of January.

Year after year since 2002 the concert begins at the stroke of sunrise and as the sun becomes brighter the maestros perform some of the choicest of ragas enthralling the audiences in ecstasy.

This event has witnessed performances by some of the legendary and eminent artiste of Indian Classical Music like Pandit Jasraj, Kishori Amonkar, Hariprasad Chaurasia, Shivkumar Sharma, Amjad Ali Khan, L. Subramanium, Zakir Hussain, Rashid Khan, Rajan ûSajan Mishra and Shankar Mahadevan to name a few.