24-Jun-2006 – Prabodhankar Thakare Mini Auditorium, Borivali
Shruti Inaugural Program
Shruti’s inaugural evening started with vocal recital by young Sangeeta. She started her performance with traditional madhyalaya bandish “Saajanwa more mandarwa” in Raag Bihaag. This was followed by a melodic performance of Thumri ending with popular Kajri – “Raat hum dekhli sapanwa“.
Sangeeta is a disciple of Shri Ravindranath Lahiri, Ustad Ghulam Akbar Khan (Rampur Sahaswan Gharana) and Thumri exponent Smt Brijbala Devi (Muzaffarpur).
In this performance Sangeeta was accompanied by Shri Shankhachur Lahiri on Tabla (a senior disciple of Pt Nayan Ghosh) and by Shri Shriram Hasbnis on Harmonium (disciple of Pt Tuslidas Borkar).
Sitar Recital by maestro Pt Arvind Parikhji. Panditji started with Raag Chandrakauns, Arvindji very easily connected with audience with his unique Imdadkhani style.
Panditji rendered some rare traditional compositions and ended with soulful raag Bhairavi. Anutosh Degharia accompanied on Tabla.
Our distinguished guests appreciating success of first program of Shruti.