Neighbourhood Lifestyle Desk/Avi Arya: It’s that time of the year again when the lawns of Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra (SBKK) will resonate with the musical genius of legendary musical maestros at the Shriram Shankarlal Music Festival 2018. The festival, curated by Shobha Deepak Singh, Festival Director and Vice Chairperson of SBKK, will be held at the SBKK lawns from March 8 to March 10.
The festival, for the first time in its long journey, will include a morning performance on the final day.
- The three-day event will kick-start with a vocal performance by Shounak Abhisheki, followed by a performance of first-timer Debashish Bhattacharya on the chaturangi slide guitar. Vocalist Arati Ankalikar-Tikekar will also make her debut at the festival by wrapping up the evening on day 1.
- On March 9, participating artists are Uday Bhawalkar and Ulhas N. Kashalkar (vocals). Irshad Khan will also make his debut at the festival on sitar.
- The final day will include morning performances by two renowned names of Carnatic Music who are also performing for the first time at the festival – Jayanthi Kumaresh (Carnatic Veena) will begin the day at 11 a.m, followed by Bombay Jayashri (carnatic vocalist).