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News |  08 Mar 2024 12:36 |  By RnMTeam

Sarangi Cultural Academy Hosts Spectacular ‘Sarangi Legacy 2024’ Festival in New Delhi

MUMBAI: Sarangi Cultural Academy, the world's only Sarangi academy, hosted a remarkable evening of classical music at Triveni Kala Sangam on March 7, 2024. Founded by esteemed Sarangi artist Ustad Nasir Khan and his son Nabeel Khan, the youngest established Sarangi artist globally, Sarangi Cultural Academy pays homage to the legendary Sarangi maestro Padma Bhushan Ustad Sabri Khan Sahab.

‘Sarangi Legacy 2024’ showcased captivating performances by talented artists, including Nabeel Khan performing Sarangi solo accompanied by Pranshu Chaturlal on Tabla. Nabeel Khan began the evening with an introduction to Sarangi, the Queen of Indian Classical instruments, highlighting its history and unique characteristics. He mesmerized the audience with his performance of Maru Bihag, followed by compositions by Ustad Sabri Khan Sahab and his original composition, "The Arrival of Sultan," inspired by his experiences in the desert. Nabeel Khan's performance concluded with the iconic "Mast Qalandar," leaving the audience spellbound. Pranshu Chaturlal on Tabla provided exquisite accompaniment, enriching the musical experience.

The second performance featured a flute recital by Pt. Rajendra Prasanna accompanied by Abhishek Mishra. Pt. Rajendra Prasanna enthralled the audience with his rendition of Raag Puriya Kalyan, showcasing his mastery over the flute. His performance included famous compositions and exercises, culminating in a captivating rendition of thumri in Raag Khammaj.

The performances were met with overwhelming applause and appreciation from the audience, who were treated to an unforgettable evening of music and culture.

Talking about the event, Nabeel Khan said, "This festival celebrates the rich legacy of Sarangi and Indian classical music, honoring the contributions of maestros past and present. We are grateful for the opportunity to share our music with the world and inspire future generations of artists."

‘Sarangi Legacy 2024’ was a testament to the enduring beauty and power of Indian classical music, leaving a lasting impression on all who attended.