The multi-art centre of the city Bharat Bhavan is beautifully lit up for its 38th foundation day. The art centre is hosting a grand celebration of 11 days.
The events began from Thursday with the International Ceramic Art Exhibition. It was inaugurated by Minister of Culture Vijayalakshmi Sadhau.
The Mishra Brothers gave a splendid performance leaving the audience enthralled. The Rabindra Sangeet by Reena Sinha enchanted the Bhopal music lovers.
The day began with inauguration of exhibition of Gond artist Durga Bai. She is a Gond artist and depicted everyday life of Gond tribal people and festivals of theirs.
It was followed with presentation of Rabindra Sangeet by Reena Sinha and fellow artists. The band performed 10 compositions of Tagore before the audience leaving them enthralled.
Their music nourished and had an impact of retreat on the deserted minds. Their approach in Indian classical music made the event even more enjoyable and energetic. The Band played compositions including Ekala Chalo…, Amar Bela…, Jag Bitai…, Manjhi Geet… and many more compositions were presented by group. It kept audience spell bound.
The day ended with the wonderful performancr by Pandit Rajan Mishra and Pandit Sajan Mishra.
Known as the pioneers of the classical singing, the Mishra Brothers with their performance left the audience totally enthralled. Their performance was seemingly magical for the classical music lovers of the city.
The audiences were overwhelmed with the tuneful performance by noted classical duo Pandit Rajan Sajan Mishra. They are renowned singers of the khyal style and are part of a 300-year-old lineage of khayal singing of the Banaras gharana.
They performed their forte Khayal which was much loved by the listeners. They also performed devotional songs and added a spiritual ambiance at the hall.
They wrapped up their performances with Bhajan giving a zestful conclusion to their performance.
Notably, Rajan Sajjan Mishra received their initial musical training from their grandfather's brother, Bade Ram Das Mishra, and also their father, Hanuman Prasad Mishra, and from their uncle, sarangi virtuoso, Gopal Prasad Mishra. They have been performing to audiences all over Indian and the world for many years. They were awarded the Padma Bhushan in 2007,Sangeet Natak Akademi Award, jointly in 1998, the Gandharwa National Award for 1994-1995 and the prestigious National Tansen Samman 2011-2012.
The ragas were fully enjoyed by the classical lovers of the city.