Immerse yourself in contemporary Indian music, spiced up with a Classical and Fusion music captivate for the Western listener.
On this evening, three groups of musicians will perform, giving the listener an impression of the colorful variety of Indian music. Performing artists include the Maharaj Trio, an instrumental trio of Indian classical music with sarod, sitar and tabla musical instruments. The father, Pandit Vikash Maharaj, and the two sons Abhishek and Prabhash Maharaj come from Varanasi, a city in northern India. The musical knowledge of this family of musicians has been passed on for 500 years. Through the meditative peace, partly through intoxicating, fast-paced rhythms. In addition to the improvisation in the style of classical North Indian music, the trio also seeks to connect with other Western styles such as blues, jazz and world music.
The world-famous Indian singer Padmaja Joglekar from Mumbai is the recipient of the Padma Shri award of the Indian government. It presents Semi-classical music as well as Classical devotional songs. Some of her famous poems and songs are written in the languages Marathi and Hindi. Padmaja Joglekar lent her voice to several Indian films.
Living in Munich, Nishad Phatak masters the balancing act between worldly life as an engineer and life as a singer, who touches people with his voice. Nishad was selected as a finalist from his city in the final auditions of Indian Idol, which is comparable to „Voice of Germany“. His band is truly a colorful troupe. The young musicians come from India, Malaysia, Iran, and Bangladesh. The guests can expect sweeping Bollywood and folk music with pop and rock music or fusion.