Source: The Hindu; Author: Kuldeep Kumar

Well-known Kathak exponent Shovana Narayan’s dance institute Asavari organised its two-day annual festival Lalitarpan on September 6-7 at the India Habitat Centre. Its music component included performances by three instrumentalists. Sarod player Chandrima Majumdar, despite being an amateur artiste, has the serious approach of a professional musician. A student of sarod maestro Narendra Nath Dhar, she made an appropriate choice in Sur Malhar to begin her recital. The second day’s fare included a violin recital by young Ragini Shankar, granddaughter and disciple of famous violin maestro N. Rajam, and a Rudra veena recital by Baha’uddin Dagar, son and disciple of late Zia Mohiuddin Dagar.

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Future sound: Chandrima Majumdar.