PUNE: Music buffs can count on the weekend of 25th and 26th November to relish the heart-warming performances of acclaimed artists during ‘Mitra Mahotsav 2023.’ The festival is set to take place at Pandit Farms, Karvenagar from 5.30 pm onwards on both days. Organized by the Mitra Foundation, the program would be a delight for classical music fans.
The festival’s first day will commence with renowned music composer Niladri Kumar’s performance accompanied by Satyajeet Talwalkar on Tabla. The second session will include Vidushi Ashwini Bhide-Deshpande’s soulful performance, accompanied by Bharat Kamat on Tabla and Suyog Kundalkar on Harmonium.
The second day of the Mitra Mahotsav will see Pandit Shivkumar Sharma’s disciple; Shantanu Gokhale’s performance on Santoor accompanied by Satyajeet Talwalkar on Tabla. The festival will conclude with a well-known vocalist; Pandit Venkatesh Kumar’s renditions accompanied by Bharat Kamat on Tabla and Suyog Kundalkar on Harmonium.
Mitra Foundation felicitates the Gurus for their noteworthy contributions in music. Like every year, this honor will be bestowed upon veteran Tabla player; Pt. Suresh Samant. Additionally, 10 students who have been fully engaging themselves in learning classical music will be given a scholarship. The award ceremony will take place on the second of the festival, informed Dhananjay Gokhale, President of Mitra Foundation.
This is a ticketed event and the ticket price is just Rs.100/- including performances on both days.