Sangeet Premi Club are very proud to announce our headline acts for Sangeet Mela 2015, to be held on Saturday 19th September at QLD Multicultural Centre, 102 Main St, Kangaroo Point.
Smt Manda Sudharani (Visakhapatnam) is an “A-Top” grade Carnatic Vocalist renowned for popularizing the format of ‘Pallavi Singing’ since the early 1980s. Pt Pooran Maharaj (Varanasi) is the son of the renowned Tabla Samrat of Benares Gharana, Late Pt Kishan Maharaj, and a senior representative of his lineage. He will be presenting a tabla solo and also accompanying Hindustani vocalist Kumar Gaurav Kohli (Punjab), an accomplished younger artist whose voice is reminiscent of Pandit Jasraj. The evening session will open with Kathak dance by Dr Helena Joshi (Brisbane), accompanied on tabla by Sri Shen Flindell and other local artists.
Also performing: Sri Maharshi Raval (tabla – Sydney), Dr Indranil Chatterjee (Sitar), Dr Mansey Kinarivala (Hindustani vocal), Ku Janani Ganapathi (Bharat Natyam dance), and more yet to be confirmed. Young artists have the opportunity to perform by applying for the Sangeet Premi Rising Star Awards (info at sangeetmela.org/awards).
Sangeet Mela 2015 is organised by Sangeet Premi Club in association with EthnoSuperLounge, with support from Platinum sponsor Dr Sanjay Joshi of Bayside Orthopaedics, Gold sponsors Target Travels & Tours and Sitar Restaurant, Silver sponsors Tamil Vazhai, Merv Smith Realty and Homeopathy for Health, supporting organisation SaReGaMa School of Music, exclusive media sponsors Brisbane Indian Times and Australian Indian Radio, and venue BEMAC. Please contact Shen Flindell on 0415106428 or firstname.lastname@example.org for information on how to support Sangeet Mela 2015 as a business or organisation.