Friday, November 30, 2012

Invitation to Songbird

Prajnya is delighted to invite you to Songbird, an evening of music featuring Vedanth Bharadwaj and Bindhu Malini Narayanaswamy on December 2. Combining Carnatic and Hindustani musical traditions with Vedanth's guitar, the duo will bring alive the works of Kabir, Mirabai, Namdev, Surdas, and other mystic saints. The program will also feature rising talent Aditya Srinivasan on the tabla.

To find out more about the event,
Feel feel to come and invite your friends as well. 

About the artists: 
Vedanth has been pursuing music as a full time career for the last eight years. With his unique style of singing Indian classical and folk music and accompanying himself on his guitar, he has given concerts all over India. His first album, Maati Kahe, is a compilation of songs from the Bhakti movement written by mystic saints such as Kabir, Namdev, Mirabai, Tulasidas, Surdas, Purandaradas and Gurunanak.

Bindhu Malini is a trained classical Carnatic musician, who has learnt under several eminent musicians. She is currently a disciple of Ustad Abdul Rashid Khan, learning Hindustani classical in the Gwalior Gharana Gayaki. She sings concerts in the contemporary style and has scored music for many theatre productions. Vedanth and Bindhu have a new album called 'Suno Bhai', with songs of Kabir.

Aditya is one of the rising tabla players from Chennai. He was initiated into Carnatic music and western piano at the age of 3. Aditya has performed with top artists such as Shri Sriram Parasuram, Srimati Ranjani and Gayatri, Srimati Manjusha Patil Kulkarni and many others.

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