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Sivamani, Hariharan and Gobinda Bose Electrify Nazrul Mancha



Pt. Gobindo Bose and Sivamani
Pt. Gobindo Bose and Sivamani

March 20th, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio/Penning Creations) The evening of 18th March, 2012 saw three of the top musicians in the country coming together and setting up an electrifying atmosphere at “An Evening of Aesthetic Melody” at the Nazrul Mancha in South Kolkata. Music had filled every nook and corner of the stadium and it was all that the people could talk about. The musical trio was none other than renowned percussionist Sivamani, Playback artist and Ghazal singer Padmashri Hariharan and Tabla Maestro Pandit Gobinda Bose. The event was organized by SEBA Foundation and Alchemy Leadership School.

STAR Parivar Awards 2012 in Mumbai

Indian television actress Ragini Khanna at Sta...

Indian television actress Ragini Khanna at Star Parivaar Awards Promo Shoot in Mumbai. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Mumbai, March 23, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio / free-press-release) It’s time again for most awaited STAR Plus annual awards “STAR Parivar Awards 2012”.The award ceremony recently held in Mumbai and it was full of enthusiasm, performances, emotions and entertainment.

Violinist Stefan Jackiw and Pianist Anna Polonsky Perform in Washington DC

Stefan JackiwWashington, D.C., Mar 22, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) “Stefan Jackiw has risen swiftly in the past decade to challenge the foremost talents of our day–Ehnes, Tetzlaff, Kavakos, Hahn–by the quality of his insight and skill. He played Mozart like an angel. The result was about as pure and as close to perfection as music can get." said a review in Canada’s Globe and Mail. “His sweeping tone and spot-on intonation made you wonder whether this was what it was like to hear a Perlman or a Stern in his early years," said the Washington Post.  Bottom of FormRecognized as one of his generation’s most significant artists, Jackiw performs a recital of works by Fulmer, Stravinsky, Brahms and Richard Strauss with pianist Anna Polonsky at the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater on May 5 at 2 p.m.Jackiw has enjoyed notable debuts with the Philadelphia Orchestra; the Cincinnati, Montreal, Pittsburgh and Toronto Symphony Orchestras; and with the Russian National Orchestra on a west coast tour. 2011-12 season highlights include debut engagements with the Rotterdam Philharmonic and music director Yannick Nézet-Séguin and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra under Nicholas McGegan; a return to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra; and a recital at Chicago’s Orchestra Hall with pianist Jeremy Denk.

"SHAM-E-MUSIC" - An Evening of Ghazals for Charity Leaves London, UK Mesmerized

London, UK, March 21, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) Last Saturday 17th March, over 150 people gathered at The York Gardens Community Centre, Battersea for ‘Sham-E-Music’ - a night of Ghazals and classical music for the community. The event which was organised by the late Mrs Syeda Naqui and Beatcircle, was in aid of the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity, to raise money towards the vital long-term medical research and treatment of Cancer patients.

With dimmed lighting, a welcoming candle lit entrance, authentic traditional décor and the essence of the East; the atmosphere was tranquil and serene. Hosted by the voice of Kiss 100, broadcast journalist ‘Neev’, ‘Sham-E-Music’ was an eventful night with a line-up of incomparable musicians, all under one roof, raising money for a good cause. The unique, one-of-a kind event brought together families and music enthusiasts from across the U.K, who all kindly donated towards the Royal Marsden Cancer charity.

A Happy Birthday Message and a Greeting Card for Aparajita Ghosh Das

Birthday Greeting Card for Aparajita Ghosh Das
A Special Birthday Greeting Card for Actress Aparajita Ghosh Das

Bengali Actress Aparajita Ghosh Das' birthday is on March 21. We join Loya Islam from Dhaka, Bangladesh, avid follower of Aparajita Ghosh Das, in sending the following message for the actress on the occasion, along with the photo-collage created by Loya above.

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