SamVaad - Classical Music Initiative

(Sam = Music, Vaad = Discussion)

SamVaad is Sanskriti of NJ's music initiative that was started in 2016 to foster Indian classical music and light classical music genres. The SamVaad initiative aims to encourage local and upcoming classical music artistes and also bring concerts by  world-class maestros to the suburban cultural audience in NJ.

Some of the events organized by SamVaad and Sanskriti to date include: A concert with Shri Jay Gandhi (flute), Shri Samarth Nagarkar (vocal) accompanied by Shri Suryaksha Deshpande (Tabla) and Shri Roshan Prabhudesai (Harmonium) - A Sarod concert with Shri Debajyoti (Tony) Bose accompanied by Shri Amit Chatterji on Tabla; A Sangeet Xperience Baithak with musicologist Dr. Mohan Deshpande; Let's SaReGa - An Indian classical music workshop with Shri Mahesh Kale (of the 'Katyar Kaljat Ghusli' fame); Sureele Sapne - A contemporary Hindi film music concert with Sanjeev and Armeen Ramabhadran; Shaam-e-Ghazal - 2 Ghazal concerts with Shri. Amrish Mishra (disciple of Late Shri Jagjit Singh) accompanied by Aditya Narayan Banerjee on Tabla.

In addition SamVaad also hosts an early morning music listening session ‘Sangeet Prabha’ once every 3 weeks on a Saturday at 6am.

Many more events are planned. In order to connected to the events and happenings in the SamVaad community, please join via the following forums

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