Kalapini Komkali mesmerises audience at IHC’s ‘Morning Ragas’
Musical notes resonated at the India Habitat Centre when the IHC ‘Morning Ragas’ concert was held on Sunday.
The soulful morning was a lovely musical journey towards Uttarayan which is to be held in January. The artist for the morning concert was Kalapini Komkali, daughter and disciple of legendary Pandit Kumar Gandharva.
She opened her recital with Raga Bilaskhani Todi in which she presented three compositions, the last being Pt Kumar Gandharva’s composition.
Next she presented the rarely heard Shukla Bilawal in which she sang two compositions before moving on to the more popular Alhaiya Bilawal. Kalapini’s next presentation was a Meera bhajan in her inimitable style.
She ended the morning recital with a Kabir doha in Raga Bhairavi with the trademark Kumar Gandharva genre of singing.
She was accompanied on the tabla by the young Ramendra Singh Solanki and on the Harmonium by