Indian Classical Music Legacy Honored by Bhilwara Sur Sangam at Red Fort

MUMBAI: Continuing the BSS journey, exploring the treasures of Indian classical music, LNJ Bhilwara Group celebrated the 9th edition of Bhilwara Sur Sangam, a classical music festival at Red Fort, New Delhi, on April 1-2, 2022 .

With a mission to keep India’s rich heritage and culture alive and to promote its beauty, LNJ Bhilwara Group invites a unique mix of musicians every year. The musicians are masters of their craft who bring their traditions to achieve a confluence of melodies and joy with spellbinding variety. This year the maestros who performed at the festival were: Padma Shree Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan with Pt. Ronu Mazumdar, Ustad Sabir Khan, Ustad Akram Khan & Pt. Anubrata Chatterjee, Padma Bhushan Dr. L Subramaniam, Ambi Subramaniam and his team of 8 renowned musicians presented a fusion concert based on Indian ragas on keyboard, guitar, bass guitar, tabla, Mridangam, drums and Duff, etc.

Day 1

Padma Shree Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan mesmerized the audience with his harmonious sitar. Pt Ronu Mazumdar, with over 30 audio releases to his credit, is renowned for playing flute music that captivates and stuns audiences. He won the famous President’s Gold Medal which was accompanied by famous player Ustad Sabir Khan on the Sarangi, and Ustad Akram Khan and Pt. Anubrata Chatterjee on the Tabla.

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Ustad Sabir Khan was born into a musical family and was introduced to music at the age of 6, and quickly rose to the ranks of world-class players, eventually earning him the title of child prodigy.

Shri Ravi Jhunjhunwala, Chairman of LNJ Bhilwara Group, said, “It is a great privilege to have hosted the festival for the past eight years, which has provided many of us with a rare opportunity to experience the magic legendary heroes of classical music. We are happy to also be able to contribute to the cause of spreading the rich heritage of Indian classical music. Chief Architect of this cultural show and Chairman of LNJ Bhilwara Group, Ravi Jhunjhunwala said, “We have always been happy to contribute more to the rich heritage of Indian classical music. I’m happy to see the audience enjoying and applauding these superb performances from an array of legendary artists.

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