Banyan Tree is hosting music festival Barkha Ritu in Hyderabad
After a successful show in Bengaluru, music festival Barkha Ritu makes its way to the city, this weekend. The 19th edition of the annual event, organised by Mumbai-based Banyan Tree, will bring together musicians from all over the world. This time around, Hindustani Classical vocalist Sanjeev Abhyankar will collaborate with jazz artistes — Rakesh Chaurasia, S Shashank and Ben Van Den Dungen.
At Ravindra Bharathi.
July 26, 7 pm.
The maestro from Mewati Gharana, Sanjeev is an artiste of international acclaim in Hindustani Classical and Indian devotional music. In a career spanning over 25 years, he has released notable indie albums and also composed for films.
Rakesh Chaurasia, the child prodigy of flute maestro Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia, has carved a niche for himself as an accomplished flautist. The Allahabad-born artiste is known for his soulful independent music.
Shashank Subramanyam is a Grammy-nominated renowned exponent of bamboo flautist. He is the youngest recipient of the prestigious Sangeet Natak Akademi award.
Ben Van Den Dungen
Dutch saxophonist Ben van den Dungen has been a professional musician since 1982 and has performed more than 5,500 concerts in 70 countries.