Source: indiapulse.sulekha.com; Author: Vijay P

Endeavoring to share the treasured musical traditions of India with Austin residents, Kala Darpan hosted an Indian Classical Music concert featuring Shri Vinayak Chittar on Sitar and Shri Prafulla Athalye on Tabla on Saturday, August 25, at Wells Branch Community Library, Wells Port Dr, Austin, TX. At the concert, Shri Vinayak Chittar and Shri Prafulla Athalye treated the audience to some expressive sitar music and tabla. A Mumbai native, Shri Chittar is a student of Pt. Arvind Parikh and is one of the senior most disciples of the latter. Overall, the concert was a double bill of exquisite sitar and tabla sounds, a rare treat indeed for the Indo-American crowd in Austin.

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