About Vasantotsav 2012
Every person of the world is fond of music. Some people are interested in listening music while others can sing it. It's a common fact that after hearing music, your mind will be free from tensions. Now the people of Pune city located in Maharashtra state, India have the opportunity to attend Vasantotsav 2012, a three day musical festival that features the best of classical music as well as fusion music and organized by the Vasantrao Deshpande Pratishthan. This is the fifth edition of Vasantotsav. Another fact is that this musical festival is held every year in the memory of legendry Hindustani classical vocalist Vasantrao Deshpande. The main sponsor of Vasantotsav 2012 is PNG. Majority of the people who are interested in hearing music will be searching for certain facts like date and venue of Vasantotsav 2012. This musical festival will be held from 20 January 2012 – 22 January 2012 at New English School Ramanbaug, Narayan Peth, Pune, Maharashtra state, India.
Vasantotsav 2012 tickets
For the musical festival Vasantotsav 2012, tickets are available at places like Tilak Smarak Mandir, Balgandharva Rangmadir, all P N Gadgil outlets and Yashwantrao Chavan Natragruha respectively. For telephone booking and free home delivery of Vasantotsav 2012 tickets, you can contact in the telephone number: 020-65294211. Those season tickets are priced at Rs 200(Bharatiya Baithak), Rs 600(Chair) and Rs 5000(Sofa).
For ticket enquiry, contact
•Deepak Pawar 9881152929
•Samir Hampi 9422317977
Vasantotsav 2012 Schedules
After getting information about the importance of Vasantotsav 2012 musical festival, you may be interested to know more about its schedules. Every day the program will be held between 5:30 PM -10:00 PM.
Vasantotsav 2012 on 20 January
•Session 1: Roop Kumar Rathod and Sunali Rathod(Gazal)
•Session 2: Ustad Rashid Khan, and Ustad Shahid Parvez(Jugalbandhi)
Vasantotsav 2012 on 21 January
•Session 1: Swapan Chaudhary(Tabla)
•Session 2: George Brooks(Saxophone), Rahul Deshpande(Vocals), Vijay Ghate(Tabla)-(Fusion), Shashank Subramanyam(Flute)
Vasantotsav 2012 on 22 January
•Session 1: Sheetal Kolwalkar(Kathak), Deepak Pandit(Violin), Vijay Ghate(Tabla), Sheldon Dsouza(Bass Guitar), Gino Banks(Drum), Sitar Funk – Niladri Kumar,(Sitar)
•Session 2: Pandit Rajan and Pandit Sajan Mishra(Vocal)
Niladri Kumar, the sitar player will present his signature "sitarfunk" on the last day of the musical festival while there will also be performances by Pandit Rajan and Pandit Sajan Mishra from the Banaras Gharana. George Brooks is considered to be a leading American musician in Indian jazz fusion and is performing in Pune for the first time. Swapan Chaudhary is a famous tabla player and winner of Sangeet Natak Akademi Award.
Contact Vasantotsav 2012
135/4, Prarambha Housing Society,
Basant Bldg, Pune 411004
Maharashtra state, India
Vasantotsav 2012 Awards
For the upcoming Vasantotsav 2012 musical festival, Vasantotsav Awards instituted in memory of Dr Vasantrao Deshpande have been announced. The recipients of Vasantotsav 2012 Awards are Dr Arvind Thatte(famous harmonium player), Aneesh Pradhan(table player and music researcher) and Mayur Mahajan(vocalist). Dr Arvind Thatte and Aneesh Pradhan will receive Rs 51000 and a memento from PNG while Mayur Mahajan receives Rs 25000 and memento from White Copper Entertainment.
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