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Sounds of India: An Evening of Classical & Light Music

Sounds of India: An Evening of Classical & Light Music

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When:

  • Sat 30 Jun ’18, 6:30pm – 9:30pm

Where:

Dorothy Winstone Theatre, AGGS, 14 Howe St, Newton

Restrictions:

All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $25.00
  • A Reserve: $40.00
  • VIP: $50.00

"Sounds Of India" featuring very talented Indian Violinist Nandini Shankar, grand daughter of Legendary Padambhushan Dr N Rajam, Ace violinist of India.

Nandini Shanakr will be accompanied by Basant Madhur & Akhil Madhur on Tabla. Concert will also be featuring a Vocal Jugalbandi by Dr Anita Naik & Seetha Manogya and performances by Sargam School orchestra. This is 100 % charity concert for "Shri Sanatan Dharam Hanumaan Mandir.

Nandini Shankar, one of the exceedingly talented daughters of Mr. Shankar Devraj and the violin maestro Dr. Sangeeta Shankar, began her training in music from the tender age of 3 under the tutelage of her mother and illustrious grandmother, Padmabhushan Dr. N. Rajam, the ace violinist of the country.

Having been born and brought up in an atmosphere surcharged with high caliber music round the clock, Nandini has taken to music as a duck takes to water. Her progress has been enormously astonishing and she has reached a high level of proficiency on the violin.

Nandini gave her first public performance as a young 8 year old in Bharat Bhavan Cultural Center, a multi-faceted center for the performing arts, in Bhopal. She gave her first full-fledged solo concert when she was just 13, in Dharwad.

Thereafter she has performed in many prominent music festivals and places like the Sawai Gandharva (Pune), Saptak (Ahmedabad), Dover Lane (Kolkata), ITC Sangeet Sammelan (Delhi), IMG, BHU, MERU in Netherlands, Europalia (In Belgium & Canada), and also been telecast in Idea Jalsa. She has also performed in the prestigious Carnegie Hall in New York in the year 2016.

Apart from having appeared on many platforms all over the country, she has also performed abroad extensively in North America, Europe, The Middle East and South Asia. She is a part of 'Sakhi', the first all-girl Indian classical band, conceptualized by Kaushiki Chakraborty.

She has completed her Masters in Music in the year 2017 from SNDT University. She is currently faculty for music and composition at Whistling Woods International, a premier film institute in Mumbai.
Nandini has been highly applauded by music enthusiasts for being one of the most promising faces of Indian Classical music.

Presented by: Sargam School of Music In Association With Gymkhana

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