Pune artistes help flood-hit classical music artistes

ST CORRESPONDENT
Saturday, 7 September 2019

The funds collected through this event will be used to repair the damaged musical instruments of the artistes in the flood-hit region. Where the damage is irreparable, the instruments will be replaced with new ones.

PUNE: Renowned Indian classical music artistes from Pune have come together to help classical artistes from the flood-hit areas of Sangli and Kolhapur districts. An event has been organised to collect funds, which would be used to repair or replace damaged musical instruments of these artistes.

While the floods damaged homes and livelihoods of people, the musical instruments of many artistes were damaged. Avartan Gurukul, Parijat Academy, Pune and Heritage Events have organised a special musical event titled ‘Sur Sparsha - Ek Janeev’ on September 15 at the Shakuntala Shetty 

Auditorium of Karnataka High School at 6 pm to collect funds for flood relief, said Santosh Potdar of Heritage Events.

The funds collected through this event will be used to repair the damaged musical instruments of the artistes in the flood-hit region. Where the damage is irreparable, the instruments will be replaced with new ones.

Renowned percussionists including Taufiq Qureshi (Djembe), Pandit Ramdas Palsule (Tabla) and acclaimed Jal Tarang player Pandit Milind Tulankar will present a Jugalbandi during this event. The disciples of veteran Kathak Guru Shama Bhate will also perform.

The donation passes for the event are available at Balgandharva Rangmandir, Yashwantrao Chavan Natyagruha and Navadikar Musicals, Kothrud.

The donation passes for the event are available at Balgandharva Rangmandir, Yashwantrao Chavan Natyagruha and Navadikar Musicals, Kothrud.

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