Esplanade Presents | Kalaa Utsavam – Indian Festival of Arts



Aslam Kahn, Deepak Bhanuse (India), Ravindra Parchure, Shivdeep Garud, Pratima Bellave, Namita Mehta, Rahul Parasnis and Nawaz Mirajkar (Singapore)
18 Nov 2017Sat
Various Locations

In hindustani classical music, time-specific ragas evoke moods and emotions that relate to the different periods of the day (prahar) and seasons of the year. Curated by National Arts Council Young Artist Award-winner Nawaz Mirajkar, Chakra-thon is a series of raga concerts that run from morning to dusk, at Esplanade’s performance venues as well as at different nooks and crannies of the centre.

Comprising seven free programmes which culminate in Raga Tarangini at the Esplanade Concert Hall, the whole-day affair features a whole array of local and overseas musicians.

Twelve hours, eight chakras and eight concerts—are you ready?

Time & Venue Programme
9.30am – 10.30am
Concert Hall Meeting Point
[Mood – melancholy]

Sarangi (Aslam Khan), Bansuri (Deepak Bhanuse) & Tabla (Nawaz Mirajkar & Sathis Kumar)
11.30am – 12.30am
Theatre Street
[Mood – calming]

Vocals (Ravindra Parchure, Shivdeep Garud), Hamonium (Rahul Parasnis) & Tabla (Sachin)
Morning - Late Afternoon
2.30pm – 3.30pm
[Mood – devotion, sober, passionate]
Raga Rang: Talk & Demonstration

Sarangi (Aslam Khan), Bansuri (Deepak Bhanuse) & Tabla (Nawaz Mirajkar)
Dusk / Evening
4.15pm – 4.45pm
[Mood – contemplative]

Vocals (Pratima Bellave) , Sarangi (Aslam Khan) & Tabla (Hemkumar)
5.15pm – 5.45pm
[Mood – contemplative]

Vocals (Namitha Mehta), Bansuri (Deepak Bhanuse) & Tabla (Bharat Modak)
Late Evening
6.15pm – 6.45pm
[Mood – romance]

Vocals (Pratima Bellave) , Sarangi (Aslam Khan) & Tabla (Hemkumar)
7.15pm – 7.45pm
[Mood – romance]

Vocals (Namitha Mehta), Bansuri (Deepak Bhanuse) & Tabla (Bharat Modak)

General Advisory

For information about late seating, house rules, photography and more, please refer to our general advisory.