"Saaz Concert Series" by Various Artists at Vasuki Auditorium, Lok Kala Manch, 20, Lodhi Institutional Area, Lodhi Road > 6pm onwards on 26th December 2014

Time : 6:00 pm onwards Add to Calendar 26-12-2014 18:00:00 26-12-2014 20:00:00 68 "Saaz Concert Series" by Various Artist Event Page : http://goo.gl/s9s6Rs Vasuki Auditorium, Lok Kala Manch, 20, Lodhi Institutional Area, Lodhi Road, New Delhi DD/MM/YYYY

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Venue : Vasuki Auditorium, Lok Kala Manch, 20, Lodhi Institutional Area, Lodhi Road, New Delhi
Landmark : Behind Sai Baba Temple and Near India Habitat Centre
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Event Description : "Saaz Concert Series" by :

Darshan Singh Sur - Violin Recital
Accompanied by Zuheb Khan- Tabla

Dhruv Bedi - Sitar Recital
Accompanied by Zuheb Khan- Tabla

Symphony act -  D Major Symphony Project

Brief description of the artists :

Darshan Singh Sur : To get the acquainted rhythm structure on the face of instrumental music Darshan Singh Sur is one of his own kind exhaustive contributer towards classical music and is a prominent violinist. his sense of aesthetics and emotional fervour towards unfathomable depth of Raga makes him adorable towards the sancity of the tonal pattern of instumental music.
He concentrated the pulsating worths of violin in the form of learnings from mastero late Guru Sh. Joi Srivastava and now by illustrious musician Sh. Sharat Chandra Srivastava.
He has wiped of ample of solo replicas in most of all major cities of India and captivated his magic in many other countries aswell on a long running span of time from now.
He has captured ample of  immortalising curves of sense on jugalbandi with adversely appearing pithches of Flute,Sitar,Guitar,Sarangi,Hawaiin Guitar and much more of it.
His austere elaboration towards imaginative yet structured approaches on Ragas reflectes proficient aesthetic sensibility while sharing  stage with several dazzling  musicians and rendering  bands like Mrigya,Jalebee cartel,Samved, Advaita,Punkh,BareFaced Liar,Tatva K,Palash Sen(Euforia)World famous piano player Brian Salas,Shibani kashyap,Mame khan,Valentine Shipley, Bobby Cash,Leslie Luis,Slovenian Guitar player Igor Bezget and has even lead to an significant innovations while performing with World famous Odissi dancer Ranjana Gauhar aswell.
He is master of improvisation and dexterity towards instrumental music has  also made him to be more contemporary performer in redifining  Music Festival and Concert Venues as in NH7 Weekender,Hard Rock Café,Blue Frog,Zorba,Kamani Auditorium,Siri Fort Auditorium,Habitate Center,Epi Center,IIC,HOG,Raagabonds,Nexus,South Asian Band Festival,Direct Dil Se Music Festival,The Gig week,The Big Gig, Delhi International Art Festival,Rock for Child Rights Festival,The wild wild Fest,IIT Delhi Rendezvous Fest, String of the world Festival Trizya!! At the rescent at jaipur literature fest 2014 and at City of M with Agnee and Indian ocean band and has also created an accompaniment for his violin for Times Music aswell.
Glimpses and forecasted worth of his force are Interviewd and Articled with a stroke on akka Delhi’s Hit Music Radio Hit 95FM, Fm Rainbo,NDTV,HTCity New Delhi,HT City Dehradun,Mail Today and has rescently counterparted his stiking strings of violin On Aaj Tak Channel.
He  is an invocated praise of delites being human he makes a great circle of affection towards nature, he can also be treatise as Lyricist and Composer.
At present Darshan plays for a popular English Rock Band Barefaced Liar since 2012,his current popularly categorised projects are Trizya and D Major Symphony project Which are soaring heights with leaps and bounds on the face of  musical ensemble.

Zuheb Ahmed Khan - Tabla Player
Zuheb Khan, born on 2nd March 1993, belongs to the famous Ajrada Gharana. He is the son of USTAD NAUSHAD AHMED khan who is the fourth generation of musicians hailing from the gharana. Zuheb took his training from well known tabla player of USTAD AKRAM KHAN and grand father USTAD HASHMAT ALIKHAN.

Zuheb started his learning when he was only 3 years old. His first stage performance was at the tender age of five at the Russian embassy with his father. Zuheb has performed in various prestigious festivals all over in India like Harballabh Sangeet Sabha in Jalander where he stood 1st,  kashi Baithak in Delhi, Darpan music festival, American embassy, Australian embassy to name a few. He has performed in major cities such as Delhi. Jaipur, kolkata, Raipur and Banaras. He has performed in a total of 37 concerts organized by SPIC MACAY all over India. He was awarded the gold medal at the tender age of 14 by the great sarod maestro SH. SHARAN RANI. He has also given solo concerts in Hydrabad and Jaipur and performed at the all India radio festival. He has performed with many legendary artists like sitar maestro USTAD NISHAT KHAN, PANDIT SHUBENDRO RAO, volin maestro ANUPRIYA DEOTALE, Pandit VIKAS KUSHALKAR and many more artists in India and abroad.

The Ajrara Gharana, categorized as playing in the kinar baj, was founded in the nineteenth century. Clarity of sound is the hallmark of the gharana’s playing style. The Ajrara gharana includes bol-patterns that are rather complicated with barabar and ad laya. zuheb is arguably the finest contemporary performer of this style.

Zuheb is appreciated both in the field of percussion and music throughout the world as an international phenomenon. A classical tabla virtuoso of the highest order, his consistently brilliant and exciting performances have not only established him as a national treasure in his own country but also abroad. His playing is marked by his uncanny intuition and masterful improvisational dexterity. Founded in formidable knowledge and study, he has not let his genius rest there.

Dhruv Bedi Biography :
Dhruv was born in a family of musicians. His grooming in sitar began at the tender age of four years. Born on September 16, 1990 Dhruv started playing and learning from his father Sh. Jagdeep Singh Bedi, internationally renowned Sitar and Surbahar Artist. Nowadays his skills are also being polished by great sitar Maestro Pt. Budhaditya Mukherjee. Dhruv is taking training under Pt. Budhaditya Mukherjee in the traditional form of “Guru Shishya Parampra”
Blessed with musical background it was easy for Dhruv to learn and communicate with music. Being the part of ‘Imdadkhani Gharana’. Dhruv has an exceptional and natural ability to play the ‘Gayaki Ang’ (vocal style) on sitar. He has collaborated with different genres of music and performed with Carnatic Classical musicians, Jazz musicians, Korean musicians, Scottish  , russian musicians and other western genres of music in India and abroad. His approach to ‘rhythm’ and ‘sur’ is largely intuitive, fresh and spontaneous, always astonishing his audiences. He has been performing and spreading the beauty of Indian classical music from a very tender age of 6 years and have got enormous support and appreciation from his listeners from all over the globe.

Achievements in Music :
In 2004 at the age of 14 years Dhruv has performed extensively at Mauritius for an 11 days long cultural exchange program. He represented India as a young artist and gave many solo concerts and surprised a large audience of 1500 people and Mauritian President and Prime Minister by his anonymous performance. He also toured Rodrex the neighbouring Island State and thrilled every one with his performance.
Same year Dhruv’s talent was identified and was awarded by prestigious National Scholarship under Cultural Talent Search Scholarship Scheme by C.C.R.T in field of Hindustani Music (instrumental) Sitar.
2005 Dhruv Performed in Asian music conference in South Korea (Seoul), where Dhruv was the youngest artist representing India amongst the other 14 Asian countries. Dhruv perform three individual solo concerts and two concerts in collaboration with established Korean artist which was telecasted LIVE on various T.V channels.
On 21st May 2007 Dhruv gave a solo performance at Rajiv Samarak in front of Honorable President Smt. Pratibha Devi Singh Patil , Honorable Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh , Honorable Chief Minister Smt. Sheila Dixit and Smt. Sonia Gandhi on the occasion of Death anniversary of Late Prime Minister Sh. Rajiv Gandhi. The programe was organized by Sangeet Natak Academy and was Live telecasted on T.V
In May 2007 Dhruv has been approved by ALL INDIA RADIO (yuvaani) to play Hindustani Music (instrumental) Sitar. He regularly gives solo performances on Radio and T.V. Dhruv also gave a live performance on the huge launch of T.V. channel D.D. BHARTI.
In November 2010 Dhruv has been selected for the award of Senior Scholarship in the field of Hindustani Music (instrumental) Sitar by Ministry of Culture, Government of India.
In October 2009 Dhruv stood 1st in Indian Classical instrumental solo, of National level held at I.I.T, Kanpur and also stood 1st in I.I.T. Delhi.
In March 2010 Dhruv gave a solo concert on the occasion of the opening of the new T.V. channel "Young India"On September 2010 Dhruv scored 1st position in All India Classical Music Competition held by ‘Delhi Sangeet Sankalp’
In January 2011 Dhruv has been approved as a Graded Artist in field of HindustaniMusic (instrumental) Sitar in All India Radio and scored 2nd position in All India Radio competition.
In January 2011 Dhruv was awarded with Prestigious Shri Ravi Koppikar Memorial Award Instituted by the International Foundation for the Fine Arts and I.T.C - Sangeet research Academy.
In January 2011 Dhruv Performed in N.C.P.A. (National Center For Performing Arts) Mumbai in the seminar ‘Approaches to Melody, Rhythm and language’ organized by I.T.C - Sangeet Research Academy, where he surprised strong knowledgeable audience and was profusely appreciated by one and all.
In January 2011 Dhruv performed exclusively in World’s Economic Forum held in Davos, Switzerland.
In February 2011 Dhruv stood at 1st position in the senior category in ‘Akhil Bhartiya Classical Music competition’ held at national level.
February 2011 Dhruv was awarded by All India Radio as a prize winner of All India Radio competition 2010 and performed exclusively at All India Radio Station in front of distinguished audience.
April 2011 Dhruv played exclusively at the Delhi Jazz Festival at Nehru Park in celebration with the Scottish Jazz group.
Dhruv performed also as the youngest artist till date, at the 34th Chandigarh Music Festival in November 2011 surprised the strong knowledgeable audience and was profusely appreciated by one and all, as well as the press.
In July 2013 Dhruv has performed in prestigous Ethano Music Festival in Sweden. Here 106 musicians participated from 17 different countries. He has represented India.

In July 2014 Dhruv performed at the prestegious -  SILK ROUTE FESTIVAL in AZARNAIJAAN representing the Nation in front of their President , Prime Minister and other guests.

In August 2014 Dhruv had a Russia tour for oncerts and workshops. Dhruv gave concerts in all major cities including - moscow , St. Petersburgh , and Kazan and more. He also performed at the famous Krutushka Music Festival where artists from all over the world performed. Dhruv also colaberated with many Russian artists and and gave many concerts together which was highly appriciated by all.

D Major Symphony Project
When more is less, D Major Symphony Project is one of the hottest Symphony acts in town. Eight prolific Violinists helmed by the Ubertalented Violinist Darshan Singh Sur come together in this powerpacked act that is bound it to leave the audience overwhelmed. D Major Symphony Project is an instrumental ensemble that has been initiated in from the greatest conductors and soloists of this planet. D Major Symphony Project at the rage of frontier brings together a mystical & differentiated domain of musical styles and influences towards uncreated and unbeatable instrumental classics,while in with a great exaggeration of forming transcended boundaries of aspiration and influences towards genres and its radicals of stereotype articulation D Major believes in carrying itself in the manner of a corpse upbringingly towards dropping a legacy behind to put in a versatile stack of rich instrumental music. Correctness in the rate of thinking on the verse of passion classified for highly-skilled musicians with vast experience made Darshan Singh Sur to collaborate within divine worth of D Major Symphony Project and its ongoing shine of reflection with leaps of saturation not only lying under the shades of rich classical swifts of Hindi music but too with its expanding horizons towards English/Western music industry. Combined in with experimented different shades of genre and versatile aspects of music D Major Symphony Project tends to carve out an abstract of blissful instrumental music. We not only known for our fingers to move on with rhythms of classics eventually for a spontaneous catalytic rate of melodious reforms of tradition maintained with English Western Music and submissive extracts of Western Classical Music as well.

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"Saaz Concert Series" by Various Artists at Vasuki Auditorium, Lok Kala Manch, 20, Lodhi Institutional Area, Lodhi Road > 6pm onwards on 26th December 2014 "Saaz Concert Series" by Various Artists at Vasuki Auditorium, Lok Kala Manch, 20, Lodhi Institutional Area, Lodhi Road > 6pm onwards on 26th December 2014 Reviewed by Delhi Events on Friday, December 26, 2014 Rating: 5

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