After a massively successful opening concert on 31st May 2020, the celebrated Sajda Festival UK is gearing up for the next three consecutive Sunday evenings to enthral the audience with more delightful musical extravaganza.
SAJDA FESTIVAL UK Season 2 is being aired online on its Facebook page, via Zoom platform. The theme this year is TRIBUTE TO THE UNSUNG HEROES, where the creative platform is celebrating Hindi Film melodies of the golden era.
This Sunday, the 7th of June, at 5pm, the festival is going to present the very eminent Sitarist, Chandrasekhar Phanse. A globally renowned name, Chandrashekhar’s career involves 25 years of rendering recitals, coaching in both the sitar and vocals and conducting lectures in various esteemed platform around the world. In 1983 he obtained his Visharad degree in sitar at the Bhatkhande Sangeet Vidyapeeth in Lucknow. He then achieved an M.A with 1st class & 2nd in Merit in Sitar at the Indira Kala Sangeet Vishwa Vidhyalaya, Madhya Pradesh. Chandrashekhar’s album, the ‘Singing Sitar’, a melodious bouquet of evergreen Hindi film songs is hugely enjoyable by one and all. To impart his vast knowledge to the masses, Chandrashekhar has released a musical series named ‘Inspiration’, which explains the various nuances and intricacies of classical music in simpler terms. His 26 episodes TV serial ‘Swaramala’ on DD Bharati, was also well received by the viewers. A fan can truly connect with his quote, “play the music, not the instrument”, hearing him play.