This Article is From Sep 20, 2012

Indian music sparkles at Muscat event

Indian music sparkles at Muscat event

Indian musicians enthrall audience at Muscat event

Highlights

  • Musicians and vocalists including Pandit Jasraj, Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia, T H Vikku Vinayakram and Niladari Kumar have gathered in Muscat recently to strum together a captivating display of Indian classical music.
  • The first such performance of Indian music held at the Royal Opera House Muscat (ROHM) turned out to be the musical portrait of nature's five elements.
  • The production, called Panchtatva, was created by actress and arts advocate Durga Jasraj, who is also the founder of the Art and Artistes' company. She weaved together the complementary musical segments to create a moving reflection on the fragility of the environment.
  • The show featured a total of 11 musicians and vocalists and explored the five elements - space, wind, fire, water and earth. Each element was introduced by Durga, who read verses from the Vedas.
  • The performers included vocalist Pandit Jasraj, flautist Pt Hariprasad Chaurasia, sitar star Niladri Kumar, ghatam player T H Vikku Vinayakram, kanjira expert Selva Ganesh, Shridhar Parthasarathy on the mridangam, and tabla players Ramkumar Mishra and Yogesh Samsi.
Dubai: Musicians and vocalists including Pandit Jasraj, Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia, T H Vikku Vinayakram and Niladari Kumar have gathered in Muscat recently to strum together a captivating display of Indian classical music.

The first such performance of Indian music held at theRoyal Opera House Muscat (ROHM) turned out to be the musical portrait of nature's five elements.

The production, called Panchtatva, was created by actress and arts advocate Durga Jasraj, who is also the founder of the Art and Artistes' company. She weaved together the complementary musical segments to create a moving reflection on the fragility of the environment.

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The show featured a total of 11 musicians and vocalists and explored the five elements - space, wind, fire, water and earth. Each element was introduced by Durga, who read verses from the Vedas.

The performers included vocalist Pandit Jasraj, flautist Pt Hariprasad Chaurasia, sitar star Niladri Kumar, ghatam player T H Vikku Vinayakram, kanjira expert Selva Ganesh, Shridhar Parthasarathy on the mridangam, and tabla players Ramkumar Mishra and Yogesh Samsi.