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Saptak Classical Concert at Ahmedabad (2013)

“Saptak”, the musical saga of the city of Ahmedabad is all set to tune the music fraternity in and around the city on the rhyming journey of classical music in the coming few weeks. It is the proud celebration of Indian classical music. All thanks to the Saptak Trust that every year organizes this esteemed event in Ahmedabad and offers the citizens of Ahmedabad with stratum of melodious note.

The annual Saptak festival that is organized every year from 1st to 13th January showcases the best classical music talent from across the country for everyone that relates to music – a keen listener, a learner or a performer. Saptak provides common podium to both rising and recognized talents from across the country. It is an unmatched performance by around 100 artistes spread over 13 days taking place in around 15 sessions of live musical concerts.

The Annual Saptak music festival promises the performance by some of the best talent which usually includes composers and vocalists from the field of classical music in India. To bring a twist to the trend and classical mood of the festival are included semi classical forms of music, folk and different forms of classical dances of India as a part of performances in the festival.

The history of the annual Saptak music festival relates itself to the proud initiative of two music connoisseurs from the city – Nandan Mehta and Manju Mehta, who in association with Rupande Shah, Bharti Parikh and D.D.Trivedi started the fest for the first time in 1980. The initiative was further blessed by music maestro Late Pandit Ravi Shankar and Late Pandit Kishan Maharaj. The Saptak trust not only organizes the annual Saptak music festival, but is also running a music school that shapes the talent of musical aspirants from the city.

Last but not the least, the annual Saptak music festival do not require any ticket or reservations but can be enjoyed only on a prior invitation from the Saptak trust.

Article Contribution : Alpa Desai

 

Date Events Time
01/01/2013 1.Shri Ramakant Sant Shehnai
Shri Mukund Sant Shehnai
Shri Amit Khair Tabla
Shri Sanjay Sant Harmonium2 Ustad Shaukat Hussain Khan Vocal
Shri Hemant Joshi Tabla
Shri Shishir Bhatt Harmonium
Shri Ikram Khan Sarangi

3 Smt. Manju Mehta Sitar
Shri Shubh Maharaj Tabla

4 Pt. Jasraj Vocal
Shri Ratan Mohan Sharma Vocal Support
Sushri Hetal Mehta Joshi Tabla
Shri Shridhar Parthsarthy Mridangam
Shri Mukund Petkar Harmonium

 

8.00 PM
02/01/2013 1 Saptak Students:
Aastha Kachhi, Aishwarya Jalnapurkar, Ashok Apte, Bindu Patel, Chirag Akruwala, Jaayini Shah, Mauli Dalal, Naresh BhattKabirdan Gadhvi Tabla

2 Sushri Viraj Amar Vocal
Shri Jajwalya Shukla Tabla
Shri Sudhir Yardi Harmonium
Shri Allarakha Kalavant Sarangi

3 Ustad Fazal Qureshi Tabla Solo
Shri Ajay Joglekar Harmonium

4 Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia Flute
Shri Rashid Mustafa Thirakwa Tabla

 

8.00 PM
03/01/2013 1 Sushri Shivani Patel
Shri Pravin Shinde Tabla
Shri Raju Gandharva Harmonium2 Shri Rahul Sharma Santoor
Shri Mukund Raj Dev Tabla

3 Pt. Ulhas Kashalkar Vocal
Pt. Suresh Talwalkar Tabla
Shri Sudhir Nayak Harmonium
Shri Sarwar Hussain Sarangi

4 Pt. Birju Maharaj Kathak
Assisted by Sushri Shashwati Sen
Shri Arvind Azad Tabla

 

8.00 PM
04/01/2013 1 Shri Rupak Kulkarni Flute
Shri Kalinath Mishra Tabla
2 Smt. Shubha Mudgal Vocal
Shri Aneesh Pradhan Tabla
Shri Sudhir Nayak Harmonium3 Ustad Shahid Parvez Sitar
Ustad Akram Khan Tabla

4 Ustad Rashid Khan Vocal
Shri Tanmoy Bose Tabla
Shri Jyoti Goho Harmonium
Shri Ikram Khan Sarangi

 

8.00 PM
05/01/2013 1 Shri Atul Upadhyay Violin 05/01/2013
8.00 PM
Shri Prithviraj Mishra Tabla2 Pt. Prem Kumar Mallick Dhrupad Trio
Shri Prashant Mallick
Shri Nishant Mallick
Shri Kaushik Kumar Mallick Pakhawaj

3 Shri Aman Ali Khan Sarod
Shri Sandeep Das Tabla

4 Pt. Ajoy Chakraborty Vocal
Shri Yogesh Samsi Tabla
Smt. Paromita Mukherjee Harmonium
Shri Allarakha Kalavant Sarangi

 

8.00 PM
06/01/2013 1 Ustad Aslam Khan Vocal 06/01/2013
10.00 AM
Shri Vasishth Shastri Tabla
Shri Yamin Khan Harmonium2 Shri Amit Thakkar Violin
Shri Pravin Shinde Tabla

3 Shri Anoop Jalota Vocal
Shri Amit Chaube Tabla
Shri Rohan Khatri Santoor
Shri Dhiren Raichura Guitar

1 Shri Niraj Parikh Vocal 06/01/2013
8.00 PM
Ms Amee Parikh Vocal Support
Shri Matang Parikh Tabla
Shri Shishir Bhatt Harmonium
Shri Ikram Khan Sarangi

2 Shri Salil Bhatt Satvik Veena
Shri Prithviraj Mishra Tabla

3 Sushri Kaushiki Chakraborty Vocal
Shri Yogesh Samsi Tabla
Smt. Paromita Mukherjee Harmonium

4 Ustad Shujat Khan Sitar

Shri Mukesh Jadav Tabla

8.00 PM
07/01/2013 1 Sushri Shahana Banerjee Sitar 07/01/2013
8.00 PM
Shri Nakul Mishra Tabla2 Shri Sanjeev Abhyankar Vocal
Shri Sudhir Pande Tabla
Shri Milind Kulkarni Harmonium

3 Shri Ayaan Ali Khan Sarod
Shri Tanmoy Bose Tabla

4 Smt. Ashwini Bhide Deshpande Vocal
Shri Ramdas Palsule Tabla
Shri Vinay Mishra Harmonium

 

8.00 PM
08/01/2013 1 Shadaj Iyer Vocal 08/01/2013
8.00 PM
Shri Pravin Shinde Tabla
Shri Raju Gandharva Harmonium2 Shri Bishwajeet Roy Chaudhary Sarod
Pt. Pooran Maharaj Tabla
3 Shri Ritesh Mishra Vocal
Shri Rajnish Mishra
Shri Shubh Maharaj Tabla
Shri Vinay Mishra Harmonium

4 Pt. Shivkumar Sharma Santoor
Shri Ramkumar Mishra Tabla

 

8.00 PM
09/01/2013 1 Saptak Students:
Apoorv Bhatt, Arpita Dave, Bhavya Trivedi, Dhiraj Das, Dhwanil Tolia, Harshil D. Shah, Harshil H. Shah, Jasraj Shastri, Jayraj Dave, Jinad Sheth, Karnik Vyas, Kuldip Chauhan, Maitreysinh Chavda, Nirav Sanchaniya, Parth Baldania, Rushabh Vimawala, Rutu Shah, Umang Gajjar, Yash Modi, Zalak Dalwadi, Zamil Chandrakar
Group Tabla 09/01/2013
8.00 PM
Nilang Zaveri Harmonium
Vanraj Shastri Sarangi
2 Sushri Kalapini Komkali Vocal
Shri Dipak Garud Tabla
Shri Vivek Bansod Harmonium
3 Ustad Nishat Khan Sitar
Ustad Akram Khan Tabla4 Vidushi Smt. Girija Devi Vocal
Pt. Gopal Mishra Tabla
Shri Yamin Khan Harmonium
Shri Bharatbhushan Goswami Sarangi

 

8.00 PM
10/01/2013 1 Smt. Mala Ramadorai Vocal 10/01/2013
8.00 PM
Shri Abhay Datar Tabla
Shri Shriram Hasabnis Harmonium2 Pt. Krishna Mohan Bhatt Sitar
Shri Himanshu Mahant Tabla

3 Pt. Umakant Gundecha Dhrupad
Pt. Ramakant Gundecha
Shri Shriramkumar Malladi
Shri Ravikumar Malladi
Shri H. N. Bhaskar Violin
Shri Akhilesh Gundecha Pakhawaj
Shri Narayan Nevelli Mridangam

4 Ustad Amjad Ali Khan Sarod
Shri Vijay Ghate Tabla

 

8.00 PM
11/01/2013 1 Shri Shakir Khan Sitar 11/01/2013
8.00 PM
Shri Prithviraj Mishra Tabla2 Shri Mahendra Toke Vocal
Shri Nakul Mishra Tabla
Shri Sudhir Yardi Harmonium

3 Pt. Vishwa Mohan Bhatt Mohan Veena
Shri Ramkumar Mishra Tabla

4 Pt. Kumar Bose Tabla Solo
Shri Dharamnath Mishra Harmonium

 

8.00 PM
12/01/2013 1 Shri Josh Bennett Sitar 12/01/2013
8.00 PM
Shri Sapan Anjaria Tabla2 Sushri Jahnavi Phansalkar Vocal
Shri Nitin Hegde Tabla
Shri Abhishek Kathe Harmonium
Shri Illyas Khan Sarangi

3 Pt. Satish Vyas Santoor
Shri Ojas Adhiya Tabla

4 Pt. Rajan Mishra Vocal
Pt. Sajan Mishra
Pt. Kumar Bose Tabla
Shri Dharamnath Mishra Harmonium

 

8.00 PM
13/01/2013 1 Shri Rajiv Taranath Sarod 13/01/2013
10.00 AM
Shri Udayaraj Karpur Tabla2 Begum Parveen Sultana Vocal
Shri Ojas Adhiya Tabla
Shri Sanket Modi Harmonium

1 Shri Trilok Gurtu Classical Drums 13/01/2013
8.00 PM

2 Kum. Aishwarya Majumdar Vocal
Shri Rishin Saraiya Tabla
Shri Anuprit Khandekar Keyboard
Shri Sanket Khandekar Guitar
Shri Ikram Khan Sarangi

3 Smt. Kankana Banerjee Vocal
Shri Bimal Bhattacharya Tabla
Shri Yamin Khan Harmonium
Shri Illyas Khan Sarangi

4 Shri Mohansingh & Party Vocal

5 Ustad Mohammed Ahmed Warsi Nasiri Qawwal & Group Vocal

 

8.00 PM

 

Event Venue – Amrut Mody School of Management, Opp. I.I.M.A., Ahmedabad

 

 

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    I need the date on which Ustad Zakir Hussain give his performance in sangeet saptak 2013 in ahmedbad

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