The fourth day is a nonstop celebration of Carnatic music in honour of the great Purandara Dasa. It is a day of celebrating Carnatic music, Music Of Kirana Gharana, Konkani music and folk music.
Purandara Dasa born in 1484 CE was a great devotee of Lord Krishna and a saint. He was a composer, singer and one of the chief founding-proponents of the South Indian classical music- Carnatic Music. In honor of his significant and legendary contributions to Carnatic Music, he is widely referred to as the Pitamaha of Carnatic Music.
Bengaluru Ganesha Utsava takes great pride in organising Purandara Aradhana Mahotsava, bringing together hundreds of musicians from various reputed schools of Karnataka in a never before Indian Classical Music extravaganza.
The key musicians who will be leading the Mahotsava includes Ustad Faiyaz Khan (from 10 am to 11 am); Vidushi Vani Sateesh (from 11 am to 12 noon); Vidwan Puttur Narasimha Nayak (from 12 noon to 1 pm); Vidushi MS Sheela (from 1 pm to 2 pm); Vidwan Shankar Shanbhogue (from 2 pm to 3 pm); Vidwan RK Padmanabha (from 3 pm to 4 pm); Vidushi Sangeetha Katti (from 4 pm to 5 pm); Vidwan Vidyabhushana (from 5 pm to 6 pm); Vidushi Chandana Bala (from 7 pm to 8 pm) and Pandit Venkatesh Kumar (from 8 pm to 10 pm). Uncha Vrutti by Sharat R. Prabhath and Trouple and Curated by Praveen D. Rao.