Chandigarh, October 26, 2014: Musical Treat for the city residents came to a close today as the 37th Chandigarh Sangeet Sammelan organized by Indian National Theatre in collaboration with Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan concluded here on Sunday.
This year also the sammelan provided soulful performances by leading musicians of the country. A group of music lovers from Lahore added to the charm of the already hall full local audience.
The concluding day witnessed a beautiful flute yugalbandi by Suchismita and Debopriya. They presented two compositions in Raag Ahirbhairav followed by a lighter composition, which blended into a medley of devotional composition. They were accompanied by Avirbhav on the tabla.
The second artist for the morning was Ashwini Bhide Deshpande. She started her recital with Raag Jaunpuri. Her first slow tempo composition was set to vilambit teentaal-‘ Sultan Auliya Peer Maan’ followed by a fast composition ‘Jhoolat Hinddole Sakhiyan sang’ set to teental followed by another fast tempo composition ‘ Payal Baajan Lagi Re Mori’ om Drut Teental.
She continued with two beautiful compositions in Raag Kukubh bilawal. She first composition was in Madhyalaya (Jhaptaal) composed by the founder of her tradition, the late Aladiya Khan Sahit himself-‘Ghar aaj Dulha’ followed by a drut ektaal composition ‘Sab mil Gaao’.
She concluded with a bhajan. The request of the president of Indian National Theatre, she sang ‘Vasihnav Jan toh tene Kahiye’ and the artists present joined her for a wonderful concluding message for all.