Vocalist Pt. Havaldar Due in Manchester on July 28


Following a successful concert by the eminent flautist Pt Rakesh Chaurasia, Mancunians will now hear India’s one of the top most vocalists Pt Nagraj Rao Havaldar….reports Rahul Laud for Asian Lite News

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Indian vocalist Pandit Dr. Nagaraj Rao Havaldar

Pandit Dr. Nagaraj Rao Havaldar a leading artiste of the Kirana Gharana will perform in Manchester on Friday, the 28th of July 2017 at the Jubilee Centre, The Firs, Bowdon, Altrincham, between 7PM – 10PM.

The concert will be a mix of Hindi, Marathi and Kannada classical compositions and Bhajans.

Havaldar will be accompanied by UK’s talented musicians – artiste on Tabla will be Hamit Walia and on Harmonium by Dr Mukul Acharya.

Organised by a private group of music enthusiasts, the organisers say Tea or Coffee and a snack box will be provided during the break.

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Dr Mukul Acharya on Harmonium

Havaldar is a disciple Pandit Madhava Gudi, himself a prime disciple of Bharat Ratna Pt. Bhimsen Joshi.  He is also a disciple of Pt. Panchakshari Swami Mattigatti, a senior disciple of Pt. Mallikarjun Mansur, from whom he has imbibed the niceties of the Jaipur-Atrauli Gharana. Pt. Havaldar brings to his performances the subtle understanding of a scholar and the finesse of an aesthete.

TICKETS are priced at £ 12  ; BACS details – Dr Manohar Deshpande – Sort code – 20-75-01 Ac. No. 80127272.

For further information contact Dr Mukul Acharya – 07753957559  Dr Manohar Deshpande –   07980 006873 ;   Hamit Walia – 07855-351947



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Hamit Walia on Tabla