Hope you are having an good Summer.

It gives me tremendous pleasure to announce the Second Chhandayan All-night Concert of Indian Classical Music in Toronto, Canada.

It will be held at the St. Andrew's Church (next to Roy Thompson) on Saturday, September 24th from 8 pm until 5.30 am (Sunday, 25th).

This is the perfect way to spend a night. There is no fatigue, there is no discomfort. It is the most comforting and ecstatic experience you can ever imagine. Last year's concert is a witness to that. I know for sure that those of you who could come last year will certainly return. Please mark the date on your calendar and spread the word so that more people can benefit from such an opportunity of thoughtlessness, speechlessness and being spellbound by such a galaxy :

Aashish Khan - sarod; a veteran of the instrument, grandson and disciple of Baba Allauddin Khan and son of Ustad Ali Akbar Khan.

Pt. Nagraj Rao Havaldar - vocal; a prolific singer with a rich voice appropriate fof Kirana style of singing, a disciple of Pt. Madhav Guri and grand-disciple of Pt. Bhimsen Joshi, further enriched by Pt. Mallikarjun Mansur, Pt. Basabraj Rajguru and Pt. Mattigatti.

Ustad Shujaat Khan - sitar; a formidable musician - son and disciple of Ustad Vilayat Khan

Taal-Vadya Kachari (Percussion ensemble) featuring some of the best on their instruments :
Professor Trichy Sankaran - mridangam
Samir Chatterjee - tabla
P.S. Mohankumar - ghatam
Desi Narayanan - kanjira

Instrumental Duet :
Snehasish Mozumder - Mandolin, a virtuoso on his instrument

Kedar Naphade - harmonium, with sensational technique and musicality

Ramneek Singh - vocal; pride of Toronto, featured in Harballav Sangeet Samaroha

Accompaniment : Samir Chatterjee, Kedar Naphade, Shibalik Ghoshal (tabla) and Dibyarka Chatterjee (tabla)

Admission : $40, $60, $75 and $100 (10% discount on all tickets to students, seniors and group purchases of 10 and more)

For more information : 416 272 0250 / 905 826 6337 / /

Sincere regards
Samir Chatterjee
Director, Chhandayan



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