Come Expertise the thirteenth Version of Bandish, A Vibrant Music Confluence on the NCPA

Raga, Tala and Bandish are the three pillars that type the premise for artwork music traditions in India. Whereas the ideas of raga and tala are associated to melodic and rhythmic points of music, Bandish is a complete side. It encompasses not solely melody and rhythm manifesting as raga and tala, but additionally has a linguistic part of poetry. NCPA is gearing as much as host ‘Bandish: A Tribute to Legendary Composers’, a 3 days pageant with Ajay Pohankar, Ashwini Bhide Deshpande, Pankaj Udhas and Kavita Krishnamurti Subramaniam from the 4th to the 6th of August on the Tata Theatre.


Come Experience the 13th Edition of Bandish, A Vibrant Music Confluence at the NCPA

Artistes Lineup and Schedule for Bandish


Dr. Suvarnalata Rao, Head Programming, Indian Music shares, “The North Indian artwork (classical) music, also referred to as Hindustani music, lays particular emphasis on a well-structured composition generally known as bandish, which varieties the premise for music-making. Because of the artistic genius of composers throughout a number of centuries, at this time now we have a treasure of compositions ranging numerous genres and languages. In July 2010, NCPA launched an annual pageant, ‘Bandish: A Tribute to Legendary Composers’, showcasing iconic works of celebrated composers and different luminaries, each from the pre-independence in addition to post-independence period. This yr, the 13th version of the pageant will characteristic the works of a number of vocalist-composers: Aman Ali Khan, Sushila Pohankar and a few notable composers of Jaipur-Atrauli gharana. As well as, there might be a musical presentation of ghazals penned by illustrious poets. The grand finale might be a tribute to the legendary melody queen, Lata Mangeshkar.”


HSBC India has been a long-term proponent of this occasion. Inaugurating the occasion, Hitendra Dave, CEO, HSBC India, mentioned, “We’re proud to be related to Bandish, the pageant which celebrates one of the best of Indian music. Our affiliation with Nationwide Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), over the past seven years, displays our dedication to supporting and preserving Indian classical music by means of a platform that brings collectively varied types of artwork and artistes. This partnership additionally displays a collective imaginative and prescient in the direction of nurturing the musical heritage of the nation by means of coaching, performances and educative periods. We deeply worth our affiliation with NCPA and recognize its contribution to the promotion of India’s wealthy and vibrant creative heritage.”



Day 1:

When: Friday, 4th August

The place: Tata Theatre, 6.30 pm

Composers: Aman Ali Khan, Sushila Pohankar and a few notable composers of Jaipur-Atrauli gharana

Artistes: Ajay Pohankar, Ashwini Bhide Deshpande

Genres: Bada and Chhota Khayal, Tarana


Day 2: Ghalib se Gulzar tak

When: Saturday, fifth August

The place: Tata Theatre, 6.30 pm

Composers: From traditional to up to date poets

Artiste: Pankaj Udhas

Style: Ghazal


Day 3: A Tribute to Lata Mangeshkar

When: Sunday, sixth August

The place: Tata Theatre, 6.30 pm

Composers: Varied composers of 20th century

Artiste: Kavita Krishnamurti Subramaniam

Genres: movie songs, Meera Bhajan & Marathi Abhang


Come expertise riveting music at this 3-day pageant. Bookings are open now.

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