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कहत गुरुदास | Kahath Gurudas - Vinayak Torvi Amrut Mahotsav


May 14 2024 to May 14 2024 7 p.m.



Bangalore International Centre

7 4th Main Rd, Stage 2, Domlur 560071

Event Description

Pt. Vinayak Torvi has completed his 75 years. To celebrate his life and contribution to music field, his disciples and well wishers have come together and organised concerts in Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Varanasi, Bangalore, Dharwad and San Francisco, USA. This event will showcase his prowess as Guru and a composer, wherein his prime disciples will present few of his compositions. The programme will also include a performance by Pt. Torvi where he will join his disciples, to present one of the compositions.

Vocals: Siddhartha Belmannu Dhananjay Hegde Archana Shenoy Vibha Kinhal Srilakshmi Belmannu Chinmay Joshi M.K. Narasimha

Tabla: Roopak Kallurkar

Harmonium: Bharat Hegde


Pt. Vinayak Torvi Indian Classical Musician

Pt.Vinayak Torvi comes from a musical lineage of Dharwad, disciple of Gayanacharya Gururao Deshpande (the doyen of Gwalior Gharana) and Bharat Ratna Pt. Bhimsen Joshi (the Internationally renowned vocalist of Kirana Gharana), Torvi had rigorous training for 20 years under the gurukul system. A post graduate in Music from Karnataka University, Dharwad, he was under the able guidance of Pt. Mallikarjun Mansoor, Pt. Basavaraj Rajguru and Padmavibhushan Dr. Gangubai Hangal. Panditji has performed at several National & International level music platforms, to name a few – Sawai Gandharwa Mahotsav, Pune, SRA Music Conference Kolkata, Mysore Dasara Darbar Hall Concert, Mysore, World Kannada Meet, Houston, USA., SAARC International music festival, Bangalore. In addition to being an accomplished musician, Torvi ji is also a composer who has created more than 100 Khayal and Tarana compositions. By founding the Gururao Deshpande Sangeet Sabha in 1983 and hosting events like the All Night Music Festivals , Malhar Utsav, Dharwad Festival, etc he has significantly contributed to the development and preservation of Indian Classical Music in southern India. He is a pioneer in promoting classical music in remote villages by organising the Graama Sangeet Yatra in over 50 villages.

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