7:00 PM Onwards
This event showcasing varied musical forms reaffirms the peaceful co-existence of cultural and artistic plurality in the world. Koshish, the band led by the well-known vocalist, Shubha Mudgal includes Sudhir Nayak (harmonium), Murad Ali (sarangi), Benoni Soans (drums), Aneesh Pradhan (tabla), Tony Dias (keyboards), Bertie D’silva (bass) and Pratap Rath (percussion). The repertoire of the band includes especially composed pieces, which borrow from diverse forms of music. Some rely heavily on Hindustani classical forms; others show a marked influence of jazz and blues, while a few borrow from genres like qawwali. These pieces will be interspersed with some of the well-known Indi-pop repertoire that Shubha Mudgal has recorded. In terms of the literary content, the songs have verses by celebrated poets like Gulzar sahab, Faiz sahab, Sahir Ludhianvi and others.
Have you ever considered sharing a table with a total stranger? Kasturi Gadge says, it makes great sense for crowded Mumbai and could make for a great platform to network.
Shirin Mehrotra gives you a few mid-week pick-me-ups to help you beat the boredom.