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Press Release |  21 Nov 2017 19:03 |  By RnMTeam

Samarpan - A tribute to the pioneers of Indian classical music

MUMBAI: Late Pandit C R Vyas, the legendary vocalist and Late Shri M V Chimmalgi, an ardent music lover have been the pioneers of Hindusthani Classical Music in Navi Mumbai. Back in 1978 when the twin city was in its infancy they started the New Bombay Music and Drama Circle in Vashi, brought together like-minded people together to work for this, nurtured many aspiring musicians residing in Navi Mumbai and created a group of discerning listeners of Hindustani Classical Music here. Thanks to the untiring efforts of Vyas-bua, Chimmalgi-ji and their associates, Navi Mumbai can boast of a thriving atmosphere of Indian music and culture today. Samarpan is a tribute from the music lovers of Navi Mumbai to these two illuminaries for their contribution and this is the sixth consecutive year.

This year Samarpan will be held on 26 November 2017 in two different sessions, one session would be conducted in the morning which would begin from 9:30 am-1:30 pm while the evening sessions would be conducted from 5pm to 9pm, at Mini Hall,  second floor, N.M.S.A., Sector 4, Vashi, Navi Mumbai . The morning session will begin with a vocal recital by the upcoming artiste Shanti Swaroop followed by semi classical presentation by Neha Chimmalgi. Morning session will conclude with a special session on Pt C R Vyas’ gayaki by vocalist and scholar Pandit Rajendra Manerikar. The evening session will feature two vocalists, starting with a performance senior vocalist Archana Kanhere. The evening session will conclude with a vocal recital by renowned vocalist Sanjeev Chimmalgi.

Dnyaneshwar Sonawane and Abhishek Kathe (Harmonium) and Prasad Padhye and Rupak Kharvandikar (Tabla) will be providing able accompaniment to the artistes. The event will be compered by Asmita Pande.