Virasat concluded with melodious musical notes and folk Punjabi Bhangra at Tagore Theatre
Virasat, a two-day musical program being organized under the joint aegis of Pracheen Kala Kendra , Kalashree, Delhi and Chandigarh Sangeet Natak Academy concluded here today with the melodic note and colorful folk dances of Punjab. This program was organized at Tagore Theater from 12th and 13th January. In which every color of music and dance was presented. Decorated with different genres of music, this festival left happy memories for the music lovers of tricity . In today's program, Chandigarh's renowned artist Pandit Subhash Ghosh enthralled the audience with his Swarragini and later the performance studded with folk dances of Punjab regaled the city audience.
Subhash Ghosh is from Chandigarh and is a disciple of Padmavibhupan Ustad Amjad Ali Khan ji. Subhap Ghosh 'A' grade artist of All India Radio and Doordarshan, . He performed all over India and abroad. Subhash Ghosh created the 'Saraswani' instrument which is a mixture of sitar, sarod and veena. Later he created a new and unique musical instrument which is a unique blend of South Indian Veena and Sarod.
Shri Ghosh opened up with Raag Bihag and received a lot of applause by presenting the melodious notes of Jhala along with traditional Aalap. He presented the ragas with accuracy and displayed his mastery over Tantric parts of his instrument. He received a lot of applause for his Jhala and complex Layakari. Subhash Ghosh enthralled the audience by presenting beautiful compositions in Ustad Rashid Khan Sahib's favorite raga Saraswati. Subhash won everyone's hearts by presenting concluding folk composition of Punjab on the occasion of Lohri. Delhi's young tabla player Zaheen Khan added more charm with his excellent accompaniment on the tabla.
After this, the Bhangra team took the centre stage under the direction of Mr. Peter Sodhi . Vigorous presentation of Bhangra artists dressed in bright colors made the audience dance . This enthusiastic performacne was studded with sound of dhols and drums
At the end of the program all the artists were honored and felicitated. On this occasion, Secretary of the Kendra Sajal Koser, Kathak Guru and Registrar of the Kendra Dr. Shobha Koser, Curator of this program Dr. Kavita Thakur along with CSNA Chairman Sh. Sudesh Sharma also graced the occasion.