Bhopal:Tuesday, December 3, 2008:The 84th Tansen Samaroh, which is organised to commemorate the great classic singer of the medieval ages, is going to be held at Gwalior from December 5, 2008. Exponents of classical singing and music will render their presentations at the Samaroh which will be inaugurated at 7 pm on December 5 at the Samadhi Sthal of Tansen at Hajira by Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh High Court Shri A.K. Patnaik.Noted exponents of singing and music from all over India will take part in the four-day function being organised by Ustad Alauddin Khan Sangeet Evam Kala Akademi, Bhopal. In the first session on December 5, Dhrupad singing will be rendered by the artistes of Government Madhav Sangeet Mahavidyalay, Gwalior and Shehnai recital by Bhimman Jadhav of Solapur. This would be followed by singing of Sushri Kaushika of Kolkata, Sitar recital by Shri Shriram Umrekar of Gwalior and singing by Pandit Chhannulal of Varanasi.
In the morning session on December 6, artistes of Tansen Sangeet Mahavidyalay will render Dhrupad singing followed by Dhrupad rendition by Shri Prem Kumar Malik of Allahabad, rendition of Shri Vijay Sardeshmukh of Pune and violin recital by Shri Praveen Shevlikar of Bhopal. In the same session, Sushri Vijaya Jadhav Gatlewar of Mumbai will render classical song while Ustad Imrat Khan of Kolkata will come out with Sitar recital. In the evening session, artistes of Bharti Sangeet Mahavidyalay, Gwalior will render Dhrupad singing followed by classical singing by Jaiteerth Maiwudi of Hubli and Santoor recital by Ulhas Bapat of Mumbai. Sushri Manjusha Kulkarni of Pune (classical song) and Anandi Chaterjee of Kolkata (Tabla) will come out with their presentations in the same session.
In the morning session on December 7, Dhrupad signing will be rendered by artistes of Shankar Gandharva Mahavidyalay followed by singing by Mahendra D. Toke of Ahmadabad, sarod recital by Rajan Kulkarni of Pune and song rendition by Sarthi Chaterjee of New Delhi. In the same session, Pandit Jagdish Prasad of Kolkata will render classical song. In the evening session, artistes of Gwalior’s Maharudra Mandal Sangeet Mahavidyalay will come out with Dhrupad rendition followed by singing by Harish Tiwari of New Delhi and Sitar recital by Poorvayan Chaterjee of Kolkata. In the same session, Parmeshwar Hedge of Bangalore will render classical song and Mumbai’s Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia will recite flute.
On the last day, the music function will be held at Behat, the birth place of Tansen. Entry is free.