When Kathak meets ghatam

Jan 30, 2014, 13:21 IST | The Guide Team

Noted Kathak exponent Pandit Chitresh Das and Grammy award-winning ghatam player Vikku Vinayakram will set the stage ablaze with their dynamic performances, today

The versatile Kathak dancer Chitresh Das and Grammy award-winning ghatam player Vikku Vinayakram, are all set to enthrall music and dance lovers, today.

Ghatam player Vikku Vinayakram
Ghatam player Vikku Vinayakram

Das will be recreating the drama and force of Draupadi’s vastra haran or disrobing of Draupadi with a virtuosic performance.

On the other hand, percussion will be a three generation-affair as Vikku Vinayakram will play the ghatam, his son
N Ramakrishnan on the mridangam and grandson Swaminathan on the kanjeera, to evoke a throbbing ambiance.

Dancer Chitresh Das
Dancer Chitresh Das

As the maestros create a stupendous sensory delight, artistes Biplab Bhattacharya and Satyaprakash Misra (both on tabla), Jayanta Banerjee on sitar and Debasish Sarcar on vocals, will add a Hindustani melodic element.

On Today, 7 pm
At Tata Theatre, NCPA,
Nariman Point.
Call 22824567
Entry Rs 300 to Rs 1,000

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