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MANGALORE: Sangeet Savera, a two-hour Hindustani classical instrumental jugalbandi, will be organised here on Thursday.
At the programme organised by Sangeet Bharati Foundation, artistes Ronu Majumdar, Mumbai, and Rafique Khan, Mangalore, will showcase their talent on flute and sitar respectively.
Narendra Nayak, office-bearer of the foundation told mediapersons here on Monday that the two leading artistes will perform from 6 a.m. Stating that such a programme was being organised for first time in the city, he said admission to the concert is free for music lovers and urged them to attend in large numbers. Pandit Ronu Majumdar and Ustad Rafique Khan will be accompanied by Pandit Durga Prasad Majumdar of Mumbai on pakhawaj and Rajendra Nakod of Bangalore on tabla.
The programme will be held at Usha, behind Centre Warehouse, Opposite MESCOM office, Mannagudda. Mr. Nayak said Pandit Majumdar belongs to Maihar Garhana. He learnt flute under his father Bhanu Majumdar and later under eminent flautist Vijaya Raghava Rao. Ustad Khan is an `A' grade staff artiste with All India Radio, Mangalore. He is a master of `gayaki ang' and `tantrakari ang', the two styles of playing sitar.
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