Hindustani Classical Vocal Music Performance

DATE AND TIME: 
Friday, May 17, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
VENUE: 

Golden Lotus Temple
4748 Western Ave
Bethesda, MD 20816

ORGANIZER: 
Gandhi Memorial Center
EVENT DETAILS: 

The Gandhi Memorial Center presents Shreenivas and Viraj Joshi
in a program of Hindustani Classical Vocal Music
Friday, May 17, 2019 at 7:00pm
with Prashant Pandav and Avinash Dighe
Admission $20 payable at the door

Shrinivas and Viraj, are the son and grandson of legendary Bharatratna Pt. Bhimsen Joshi and Smt. Vatsalabai Joshi. They have performed extensively all over India. Young Viraj has performed in the very prestigious festival ‘Sawai Gandharv’. In 2014 Viraj was awarded the esteemed ‘Shri Shanmukhanand Bharat Ratna Dr. M S Subbalakshmi Fellowship’. Viraj is studying classical music from Sudhakar Chavan, who is both a disciple of Pt. Shrikant Deshpande and his father Shrinivas Joshi.

Prashant started receiving vocal music training from his father and grandfather. He started learning tabla at the age of eight, from his first Guru, Shri. Pandurang Mukhde. He has also studied under the tutelage of Pt. Yogesh Samsi.

Avinash Dighe began his training in vocal music and Hamonium at the age of 13. He received tutelage from the renowned vocalist Pt. Jitendra Abhisheki for several years. He has accompanied many leading artistes including his guru, Pt. Bhimsen Joshi, Ustad Zakir Hussain, Pt. Jagdish Prasad, Ustad Rashid Khan and many more.

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COST OF ADMISSION: 

$20 payable at the door

PHONE: 
301-320-6871