Thursday, October 29, 2015
AIR will be organising monthly Cultural Music Heritage shows
All India Radio (AIR) will be organising monthly Cultural Music Heritage shows as part of safeguarding the country’s musical heritage featuring prominent artistes. The opening concert on 28 October will be by renowned Santoor exponent Pandit Bhajan Sopori and his son Abhay Rustom Sopori. The concert will be telecast live on DD Bharati at 6.30 pm. Being organised by AIR’s national channel, the show will showcase the musical brilliance shared between generations of musicians.
The show titled A Musical Legacy intends to highlight the musical skills passed from generation to generation amongst musicians. The concert to be held once a month will see rendition from talented duos like Padamshree Debu Choudhary and his son Pratik Choudhary, Pandit Manprasad and son Lalit Prasad, L.K.Pandit and Mita Pandit, Pandit Rajendar Prassana and Ritesh Prassana. The series, which forms a part of Prasar Bharati’s mission of ‘Bahujan Hitaya, Bahujan Sukhaya’ is a platform where the rich legacy of the artists would be showcased.
“Radio has not only conserved the musical legacy but given dimensions to it to make it relevant with changing times,” said AIR DG F. Sheheryar.
Source and credit :- http://www.televisionpost.com/printradio/air-to-host-cultural-music-heritage-shows/
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