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Give a classical touch to your upcoming weekend with vocal recital by Sumedha Desai in ‘SURSAGAR’
December 8, 2017, 7:30 pm
Musical treat for the connoisseurs of music as Sumedha Desai talented and versatile vocalist from Goa will perform in the monthly series of ‘Sursagar’ – a rising star every month accompanied by Vibhav Khandolkar on (Tabla) and Siddesh Bicholkar on (Harmonium) at Sri Shanmukhnanda Padma Ranga Chamber Music Hall, 2nd Floor, Sion, Mumbai on Friday, 8th December, 2017, 7.30 pm. onwards.
Sumedha Desai is a Hindustani Classical Vocalist trained in the Agra and Jaipur Gharana hailing from the serene land of Goa, India. Blessed by the sanskaras of abhijaat sangeet under the tutelage of stalwart gurus Pt. Sudhkar Karandikar and Pt. Babanrao Haldankar and fortunate to be mentored and influenced both as a person and as an artist by none other than Pt. Jitendra Abhisheki, presently she is learning under the able guidance of Smt. Manik Bhide, Sumedha is one of the few contemporary artists who can render both classical and light classical music with aplomb.
She is the winner of innumerable prizes in classical, light classical music. Her awards include ‘Chota Gandharva Puraskar’ from Natyaparishad, Mumbai, ‘Best Singer award’ in Rajya Natya Spardha, Maharashtra, held at Sangli and Delhi. ‘Yuva Srujan Puraskar’ for 2010 of the Directorate of Art & Culture, Goa Government. She has performed in reputed Sangeet Sammelans and music events and has performed in prestigious programs all over India.
About the Sabha
Sri Shanmukhananda Fine Arts & Sangeetha Sabha dedicates 2nd Friday of every month to Hindustani Classical Music. It was established in 1952, with an objective of promoting fine arts in India and also preserving these rich traditional performing arts, by giving a platform to young budding artistes and imparting training in various fields of Fine Arts to aspiring students. “The Sabha also runs a Sangeeth Vidyalaya conducting classes in Carnatic and Hindustani Music, as well as Bharatnatyam Dance.” Apart from this, the Sabha is actively involved in providing affordable health care in certain critical areas to the vulnerable sections of society and promoting national integration through its various objectives.
With a sole objective of showcasing the talent of youngsters from the field of performing arts, Sri Shanmukhananda Fine Arts and Sangeetha Sabha has started a monthly series of Hindustani classical concerts titled “Sur Sagar” – A rising star every month from April 2017 to March 2018. The monthly series of concerts will present vocal and instrumental performances.
Entry is free for the concert on first come first basis.