Legends of India to organise ‘Baithak’ - An Interactive session with the legendary Ustad Aashish Khan.
New Delhi, January 09, 2017: The Legends of India is primed for the rejoicing Baithak, which is to happen at India Habitat Centre on Saturday, January 14, 2017, 7 PM onwards. The recreation of long-forgotten baithak format will induce a direct interaction between the performer and spectator, thus, allowing a free flow of classical music.
It would be an absolute treat for eyes and ears, where artiste of the calibre of Ustad Aashish Khan is to strike the golden strings of his Sarod accompanying him will be his nephew Shiraz Ali Khan, a talented Sarod player besides . The evening will see the participation of Kathak maestro Pt. Sandeep Mahavir .
Their recent collaboration with ‘Amar Ujala Gharana aur Parampara’, shall give a new impetus. Free Entry for those who register on the website as ‘Friends of Legends of India’. One can get a free access to the unique institution enriched with culture and creativity by signing up to http://legendsofindia.org/site/.
On this occasion, Legends of India is pleased to announce yet another initiative, an academy, ‘The school of Fame’ for grooming young children in music and fine arts beginning 2017.
Founder Chairman of Legends of India, Dipayan Mazumdar himself affirms, “Music, being the purest form of art, possess a power to transcend all barriers of language, religion, geography, and hierarchy”. Having said that, when supported by like-minded institutions and aesthetes, Legends of India looks forward to continuing popularizing and appreciating Indian music through programs like Baithak, and create memorable experiences.
About Legends of India:
Legends of India is a registered non- profit organization conceived in 1999, in an attempt to nurture Indian art forms and create awareness among the GENEXT. In its seventeen years of existence, Legends of India has effectively carried out the mandate of holding exhibitions of the visual arts and live concerts by ‘Legends’ and ‘Would be Legends.’ In the past, Legends of India has been supported by the corporate patronage of Airtel, Reliance, Standard Chartered Bank, GAIL, ONGC, Indian Oil, Mahanagar Gas Limited, HDFC and Birla Sunlife to mention a few. Legends of India introduced ‘Morning Ragas’ in 2015 and since then we have been organizing a monthly event religiously in collaboration with Sangeet Natak Akademi and the Ministry of Culture.