Vasant Panchami Sangeethotsav – 31st January
January 31, 5:00 pm
5:00 PM Aarya Ambekar (Hindustani Bhakti Sangeet)
Aarya Ambekar is a Marathi playback singer and actor from Pune, Maharashtra. She participated and reached the finals of the first season of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Marathi L'il Champs aired on Zee Marathi channel between July 2008 and February 2009. Aarya has made her acting debut in Jan 2017 through the film ‘Ti Saddhya Kay Karte’
6:30 PM Gayathri Venkataraghavan (Karnatic Classical Vocal-Dedicated to Saint Thyagaraja)
Gayathri Venkataraghavan is a ‘TOP’ grade accredited artiste of All India Radio. She won the All India Radio National level competition in 1993. Her regular performances for the AIR include a prestigious National Broadcast in 2006. She has sung various themes for AIR’s archival purposes as well. She has performed for Doordarshan national and regional telecasts, and for various other television channels.
Gayathri had the honor of anchoring a Doordarshan documentary, Engum Nirai Nada Bhrahmam, a tribute to Smt. M.S.Subbulakshmi; the immortal icon of Carnatic music.
7:45 PM Sangeetha Katti (Hindustani Classical Vocal-Dedicated to Saint Purandaradasa)
Sangeeta Katti has rich performance experience in Hindustani Vocal as well as Bhajans, Vachanas, Dasavani, Abhangs, Bhavageet, Folk Music and Playback singing. She is a graduate in Chemistry (with distinction) and well versed in several languages like Kannada, Hindi, English, Marathi, etc.
Sangeeta Katti has won several meritorious awards for her melodious compositions and albums. She, till date, has over 5000 + concerts to her credit, her very first performance being at the age of four.