Cultural extravaganza amidst metro life
Music and dance is to life, what soul is to body. Working on that note, Shyam Saran, Life Trustee India International Centre (IIC) brings forth a new series of music and dance, IIC Baithak on, June 4. The programme, which will be held at CD Deshmukh Auditorium, 6:30 pm onwards, is kept open on the first come first served basis. The initiative is inclined towards promoting young and talented artists chosen across India and wonderfully bind the youth spirit and the immortal art forms – music and dance.
The series will commence with a Hindustani vocal recital by Nirali Kartik, the noted young singer from Mumbai. She began her classical vocal training from Vikas Parikh at Saptak school of music and is now learning from the Mewati gharana maestro Pandit Sanjeev Abhyankar. A recipient of Shreshtha Sadhak Award from Gujarat Sangeet Natak Kala Academy and Guru Gangadhar Pradhan Award, Bhubaneswar, Nirali represents the venerable tradition of Indian Classical music in a way that relates to the contemporary audience.
Her strong dedication to riyaz, mellifluous voice coupled with a strong hold on vocal techniques, has led her to perform at some of the best venues of Indian Classical Music in India including Saptak Music Festival, Tana Riri Festival, National Music Festival, Meru concerts and many others. Other musicians accompanying her will be Amit Mishra on tabla and Vinay Mishra on harmonium.