Concerts of 2010

Sitar and Tabla concert by Kushal Das and Kumar Bose

Kushal Das Kushal Das is one of those artists who appear once in a generation.., commented tabla virtuoso Swapan Chaudhuri. The critics and connoisseurs have acknowledged Kushal Das as a worthy successor of his idol, the legendary maestro Late Nikhil Banerjee. Kushal Das, sitarist par excellence, is distinguished by his profound understanding of music and the aesthetics of knowledge of raga improvisation. View Schedule

Vocal concert by Smt. Ashwini Bhide Deshpande

Amongst the vocalists of the today's generation of the Jaipur-Atrauli tradition of Khyal singing, Ashwini Bhide-Deshpande is an artiste of great caliber. She has been performing in a number of prestigious music conferences in India for over fifteen years and have had successful concert tours of Europe as well as of North American continent.View Schedule

Vocal concert by Smt. Shubhangi Sakhalkar

Shubhangi has captivated music aficionados with numerous charismatic concerts from coast to coast. Some of the cities where she has performed are Atlanta, St. Louis, Minneapolis, Phoenix, San Jose, and Los Angeles. Some of her more prestigious concerts include a SPICMACAY concert at U.C. Davis, a concert hosted by Lata Mangeshkar Foundation U.S.A. where she was accompanied by Ustad Tari Khan, and Basant Bahar's first annual music festival where she was accompanied by Pt. Swapan Chowdhari and Pt. Ramesh Mishra.View Schedule

Dr. Mallika Sarabhai and group performing Bhajan Sampradayam

In 1989 she performed hard-hitting solo theatrical works, Shakti: The Power of Women. After it she direct ands acted in numerous productions based on current issues and which raised awareness for social change. Mallika Sarabhai also wrote the script of the play Unsuni based on Harsh Mander's book Unheard Voices. Arvind Gaur translated it in Hindi and Mallika Sarabhai direct Unsuni for Darpana Academy.Unsuni travels all over India. Darpana, the arts institution of Ahmedabad, has launched the people awareness movement through its production Unsuni. In November 2009 she acted and co-directed with Arvind Gaur "Jite Bhi Hein" a performance describing and exploring the condition of Indian labour in Dubai. Darpana team performed this show for labours in Dubai. Recently Mallika Sarabhai acted in Bertolt Brecht's Indian adaptation of The Good Person of Szechwan ( Ahmedabad ki Aurat Bhali-Ramkali) directed by Arvind Gaur in 34th Vikram Sarabhai International Art Festival.View Schedule