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!
Save the DATES. More details/registration/ticket info coming soon.
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/
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:
June 1: ‘Chhote Gandharv’ – Kids in Classical Music. Seattle’s promising youngsters studying Hindustani Music will perform and receive feedback from our visiting artists (and applause from us!). This will be followed by a Classical and Bhajan/Abhang concert by Bharat Ratna Pt. Bhimsen Joshi’s son and grandson duo Shri Shrinivas and Shri Viraj Joshi, accompanied by Shri Avinash Dighe on Harmonium and Shri Prashant Pandav on Tabla.
September 22, 5:00 PM: Fall concert featuring Pt. Hemant Pendse, accompanied by Shri Mohan Bhide on Harmonium and Shri Jayant Bhopatkar on Tabla.