Mrs. Shobha Deepak Singh (Director & Vice Chairperson – Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra) looks forward to your presence at Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra’s 72nd Shriram Shankarlal Music Festival 2019 presenting the country’s music luminaries namely Rahul Sharma, Madhup Mudgal, Shahid Parvez Khan, Manjusha Patil, Biswajit Roy Chowdhury, Rajan Sajan Mishra, Sabir Khan, Rakesh Chaurasia, Kaushiki Chakraborty and Pandit Jasraj from March 14th to 17th, 2019 at Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra Lawns, Copernicus Marg, New Delhi.
Says Mrs Shobha Deepak Singh (Director & Vice Chairperson – Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra), and the awardee of Padmashri by the President of India, “This year’s Shriram Shankarlal Music Festival is exemplary for it will feature maestros of the present generation in this 72 years old prestigious event.
There are younger artists who we premiere such as Sabir Khan and Manjusha Patil. There are also those who have gone on to become outstanding in their respective genres such as Biswajit Roy Chowdhary (Sarod), Rakesh Chaurasia (Flute), Rahul Sharma (Santoor) and Kaushik Chakraborty (Vocal).
To ensure a variety of music, the Kendra attempts to accompanists those from outside Delhi such as Yogesh Samsi, Ram Kumar Misra, Samar Saha, amongst others. This year’s festival will also feature established maestros such as Rajan Sajan Misra and Shahid Parvez Khan, with the grand finale by the iconic Sangeet Martand Pandit Jasraj in an exclusive morning session for the first time.”Shriram Shankarlal Music Festival, founded 72 years ago, is an iconic dais for the oldest music festival in the country thus successfully carrying forward traditions of the Indian classical performing art. The 72nd Shriram Shankarlal Music Festival 2019, the schedule is as follows :
Thursday, March 14th, 2019: santoor by Rahul Sharma at 6.30pm, vocal by Madhup Mudgal at 7.45pm and sitar by Shahid Parvez Khan at 9 pm.
Friday, March 15th, 2019: vocal by Manjusha Patil at 6.30pm, sarod by Biswajit Roy Chowdhury at 7.45pm and vocal by Rajan Sajan Mishra at 9 pm.
Saturday, March 16th, 2019: sarangi by Sabir Khan at 6.30pm, flute by Rakesh Chaurasia at 7.45pm and vocal by Kaushiki Chakraborty at 9 pm.
Sunday, March 17th, 2019: vocal by Pandit Jasraj at 11 am