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A musical offering
Shubha Mudgal

On the occasion of the 150th birth anniversary of Holy Mother Sri Sarada Devi, Jalsaghar, in association with the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, presents a musical offering, Anjali, by Shubha Mudgal, one of the most versatile and popular performers of the new generation of Hindustani classical musicians. Born into a musically dedicated family, Mudgal has been trained by some of the finest musicians and musicologists in the country. Beginning her training uder the aegis of Pandit Ram Ashreya Jha in Allahabad, from whom she still receives instruction, Mudgal later moved to Delhi where she began training under Pandit Vinaya Chandra Maudgalya and Pandit Vasant Thakar. She learnt various stylistic techniques from Pandit Jitendra Abhisheki and Pandit Kumar Gandharva. She also received training in thumri from Naina Devi. In addition to being a performer, Mudgal has won accolades as a composer. Her repertoire of medieval mystic and Sufi poetry includes rarely-heard texts from the Vaishnava Pushti-marg poets, as well as the Nirguna poetry of Kabir, Namdev, Amir Khusrau, Nath-panthi poets and other Sufiana poetry. Mudgal will be accompanied by Purshottam Walawalkar on the harmonium and Aneesh Pradhan on the tabla.

When: Tomorrow at 6 pm

Where: The Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Vivekananda Hall, Gol Park

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