Vocal Concert by Gauri Pathare


Vocal: Smt. Gauri Pathare
Harshad Kanetkar
Harmonium: Vidyadhar Kulkarni


Smt. Gauri Pathare has been delivering solo recitals all over India as well as abroad since the age 12 years. She was invited to perform solo in the prestigious Sawai Gandharva Punyatithi music festival at Pune in 2003 and at the Kesarbai Kerkar festival organized by the Goa Kala Akademi in 2006.

Her various accolades include being awarded the most prestigious Smt. Kesarbai Kerkar scholarship conferred by the NCPA in 1999-2000, the Pandit Sitaram Dixit Puraskaar for light classical vocal in 2002, the Smt Yamunadevi Shahane Puraskar for vocal classical in 2003. Gauri received the Surmani Puraskar in 2006 and the Pt. Ramkrishnabuwa Vaze Yuwa Gayak Puraskar in 2007, amongst many others awards.

The most prestigious "swara-bhaskar" puraskaar instituted in memory of late pandit Bhimsen Joshi for the year 2012-13 was awarded to Smt. Gauri Pathare by the Surashri Pratisthan, Pune. Gauri was also awarded the equally prestigious Aditya V.Birla "Kala kiran" national award for the year 2013.

During her early years in addition to numerous inter-collegiate, inter-university and inter-state trophies, Gauri also won the All India Radio competition. Gauri was the vocal accompaniment to Pt. Suresh Talwalkar for his taal maala concerts in her initial years..