Hello fellow Hindustani Music Lovers,
Ragamala is getting reorganized with a brand new board and some exciting programming for Spring 2019 and beyond. If you’d like to volunteer/partner/sponsor, we’d be delighted to hear from you!
If you buy tickets, many tickets, bring friends, grace us with your joyful listening ears, that would delight us too!
June 1: Ragamala and Seattle Tabla Institute present the Tarana Festival of South Asian Music. The festival theme this year is Chhote Ustads (Little Masters) and will feature prodigious classical music talent from around the country. The concert line-up this year includes a Bhimsen Joshi Memorial Concert by the son-grandson duo Shri Shrinivas Joshi and Viraj Joshi, ‘Access-to-Ustads’ Sitarist Vidushi Anupama Bhagwat and a grand finale by Santoor Maestro Tarun Bhattacharya. Accompanists: Shri Avinash Dighe (Harmonium), Shri Prashant Pandav (Tabla), Shri Ravi Albright (Tabla).
April 13, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM: Ragamala Spring Morning Concert by Vidushi Shashwati Mandal, accompanied by Shri Mohan Bhide on Harmonium and Shri Ravi Albright on Tabla.
Venue: Baha’i main stage. Gwalior style Khayal and Tappas. We may also persuade her to teach a master class in Tappa, if you’re interested in this quaint old Punjabi folkloric style of singing.
Sample Vidushi Shashwati Mandal’s artistry at the link below:
Feb 23, 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. : Shri SAMARTH NAGARKAR in an exclusive home baithak @ Usha Rao’s new Music Room (Eastside), accompanied by Shri Mohan Bhide on Harmonium and Shri Suresh Ramaswamy on Tabla. Come listen to Agra vocalism in an intimate unplugged atmosphere. Limited seating; 40-50 max. Artist Info: www.samarthnagarkar.com
More information and registration at https://www.facebook.com/events/384209018794217/
September 22, 5:00 PM: Fall concert featuring Pt. Hemant Pendse, accompanied by Shri Mohan Bhide on Harmonium and Shri Jayant Bhopatkar on Tabla.