HCL Concerts hosts its Biggest Cultural Feast in India

Posted by: at 9/08/2016 01:31:00 am


Over 15 classical music and dance legends to perform at HCL Concerts in Delhi, Noida and Gurgaon

New Delhi, 8 September, 2016: HCL, a leading global conglomerate, is hosting a three day mega concert from September 9th to 11th in Delhi, Noida and Gurgaon. The festival will bring together some of the finest classical music and dance performers like the trio of Sivamani, Fazal Qureshi and Bala Bhaskar; tabla virtuoso Pandit Bickram Ghosh; Kathak danseuse Aditi Mangaldas and her dance production troupe; and Grammy winner Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt collaborating with his son Pandit Salil Bhatt in the three cities over the weekend.

HCL Concerts hosts its Biggest Cultural Feast in India

It is HCL’s biggest concert in India till date under its initiative to encourage people to stay connected to their culture, heritage and traditions. The aficionados of classical music and dance will witness an ensemble representing a wide repertoire of music genres, including world fusion, semi-classical music, contemporary classical dance and pure classical music jugalbandis.

Sundar Mahalingam, Chief Strategy Officer, HCL Corporation and Shiv Nadar Foundation, “At HCL, our core brand philosophy is to ‘touch lives’ and this is at the centre of all our brand initiatives including HCL Concerts, which we have been organizing for the last 18 years. With HCL Concerts, we aim to build an appreciation for the Indian classical performing arts among audiences of all age groups and interests, as well as provide a unique platform for legends and young artists to showcase their talents to large audiences. This mega concert is a multi-city festival where some of the most renowned artists from the Indian classical music and dance genre will take the audience through a melodious musical journey for three continuous days across three different cities.”

In an era where people are increasingly feeling disconnected from their roots, cultures or values, HCL Concerts presents them with an opportunity to re-establish this connect through an appreciation of the Indian classical performing arts.


The event will begin from 7pm onwards as per the following schedule:


Venues
9 September
10 September
11 September
Noida
Shiv Nadar School, Plot No. SS-1, Sector 168, Noida Expressway

Sivamani (Percussion), Fazal Qureshi (Tabla), Bala Bhaskar (Violin)
Bickram Ghosh (Tabla), U Rajesh (Mandolin), Ronu Mazumdar (Flute)
Aditi Mangaldas Dance Production (Contemporary Kathak),
Vishwamohan Bhatt (Mohan Veena), Salil Bhatt (Satvik Veena)
Delhi
NCUI Auditorium Auditorium (Opposite Sirifort Auditorium), 3, August Kranti Marg, Andrews Ganj

Bickram Ghosh (Tabla),, U Rajesh (Mandolin), Ronu Mazumdar (Flute)
Aditi Mangaldas Dance Production (Contemporary Kathak),
Vishwamohan Bhatt (Mohan Veena), Salil Bhatt (Satvik Veena)
Sivamani(Percussion), Fazal Qureshi (Tabla), Bala Bhaskar (Violin)
Gurgaon
Shiv Nadar School, DLF Phase 1, Block – E, Pahadi Road

Aditi Mangaldas Dance Production (Contemporary Kathak)
Vishwamohan Bhatt (Mohan Veena),, Salil Bhatt (Satvik Veena)
Sivamani (Percussion), Fazal Qureshi (Tabla), Bala Bhaskar (Violin)
Bickram Ghosh (Tabla),, U Rajesh (Mandolin), Ronu Mazumdar (Flute)

About HCL Concerts:
The conservation and promotion of India’s art and cultural heritage is very close to HCL’s heart. To this end, HCL has been organizing HCL Concerts for over 18 years, dedicated to identifying, evolving and promoting talent rooted in the glorious heritage of Indian classical performing arts. Concerts under the umbrella of HCL Concerts are organized in Delhi NCR and Chennai across various venues every month throughout the year. These concerts are free to attend and are enriched by the presence of luminaries in the field of Indian classical performing arts.
Over the years, HCL Concerts has evolved into a unique platform for the exceptionally talented veterans as well as upcoming artists – be it dancers, vocalists or instrumentalists. Over 400+ artists have graced this platform and have contributed towards reinvigorating the Indian classical performing arts. While there have been spellbinding performances by legends such as Pandit Shivkumar Sharma and Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia, HCL Concerts has also provided a platform for the rare genres of performing arts like Dhrupad, Rudra Veena and Gaudiya Nritya to name a few.

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