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sun29oct10:30 amsun1:00 pmMorning Ragas with Vishal Moghe and Mukul Kulkarni10:30 am - 1:00 pm Event Type Music

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Morning Ragas with Vishal Moghe and Mukul Kulkarni

A Hindustani Vocal Concert

Vishal Moghe (voice)

Mukul Kulkarni (voice)

Sumith Naik (tabla)

Gaurav Gadiyar (harmonium)


Vishal Moghe hails from the city of Gwalior, where the Hindustani Khayal Gayaki was born. He started singing at a very early age of 5, but his formal training started much later under the guidance of Dr. Smita Sahastrabuddhe & Dr. Jayant Khot. Later he received the blessed guidance of Late Pt. Balasaheb Poochwale of the Gwalior Gharana. His musical journey began in Gwalior and continued as he came to Pune for further professional development. He finished Masters in Music with an Outstanding Grade from Lalit Kala Kendra, Gurukul (or Centre for Performing Arts), University of Pune and as a student of Pt. Arun Kashalkar, continues to be his disciple following the Gwalior-Agra Gharana gayaki and accompanies him as a devoted shishya for performances. Further, he has also acquired Gharanedar training of Gwalior Gharana, by Late Pt. Sharad Sathe, Pune and was privileged to accompany him too. Vishal is a recognized B-high grade artiste at the All India Radio (Prasar Bharati), Pune.

Vishal has performed across India and won accolades for the same, including a performance at the prestigious Raza Foundation, Delhi. Having trained under the stalwarts, his gayaki emphasizes the aalaap, laykari, bol-banaav and bol-baant, through skillful use of meend and gamak. Following his guru’s footsteps diligently, Vishal is a professional and dedicated teacher of Indian Classical Music as he firmly believes in the ideology of Teaching is Learning; he adopts the traditional Gurukul pattern for the same. At present, he is associated as a Guru with Lalit Kala Kendra Gurukul, University of Pune (now SPPU), as well as with Bharati Vidyapeeth Gurukul as a Guru. He also conducts online lessons for students from India and abroad and is a visiting faculty for the Liberal Learning Course as an Expert in Classical Music at the COEP Technological University, Pune. In the past he has been a Guru for online teaching with He resides in Pune, the cultural hub of Maharashtra, and has been training students of diverse backgrounds.

He has also been associated with acting through Sangeet Natak “Jagane Vhave Gaane” produced by Natya Sampada, Mumbai, which was staged in various cities including Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, etc. and was considered a modern-day musical drama with a fresh script and potential future. He had also been associated with other” musical dramas, such as “Sangeet Saubhadra,” “Ghashiram Kotwal” and “Oos Donga Pari” which was an outcome of a project on Sant Chokha Mela by Dr. Vikas Kashalkar. All these plays have been staged in multiple cities like Mumbai, Pune, Satara, Goa, Ahmednagar, Nagpur, etc. In the past, he has also been a part of Classical Music & Dance groups and has traveled to various places in India and Srilanka for the same. Blessed with a soulful voice, he has also given playback for the critically acclaimed Marathi film “Bayo”, music composed by renowned musician Late. Sh. Bhaskar Chandavarkar and directed by Sh. Gajendra Ahire.

With all this background and feet firmly on the ground, Vishal Moghe is one of the most promising artistes who is dedicated to take forward the legacy of Indian Classical Music.

Mukul Kulkarni Disciple of Pandit Arun Kashalkar and Pandit Sharad Sathe, Mukul Kulkarni is a Hindustani classical vocalist of the Gwalior-Agra gharana. He is an 'A' grade artist of All India Radio.

Born on Mar 5th, 1980, Mukul started learning Hindustani classical vocal at the age of 10. His initial training started under the able guidance of Shri N.G. Paramane. He picked up the nuances of music under the guidance of Mrs. Sukhada Kane, Kolhapur while pursuing Engineering studies.

After his graduation in Mechanical Engineering, Pandit Vikas Kashalkar of Gwalior Gharana took Mukul under his tutelage. Mukul has completed his Master's Degree in Music from Lalit Kala Kendra, University of Pune, with a top rank under the guidance of Pandit Vikas Kashalkar.

Mukul is fortunate to have received rigorous training on traditional compositions of Gwalior Gharana from Pandit Sharad Sathe ji. From this taleem, Mukul has gained a large repertoire of traditional khayals of the Gwalior gharana, tapkhayal and tappa. Presently, Mukul is taking taleem under the watchful eyes of Pandit Arun Kashalkar ji of Gwalior-Agra Gharana.

Mukul has traveled extensively in India and abroad for his vocal performances. He has performed in major cities like Ahemdabad, Benaras, Bokaro, Dehradoon, Delhi, Goa, Hyderabad, Jhansi, Kochi, Kota, Kolhapur, Mumbai, Pune. Mukul has received wide acclaim from his tours to the United Kingdom since 2013. Mukul has been imparting Hindustani classical vocal lessons to a few serious students of music online and also to a few Pune based students for the last 7 years.

Gaurav Gadiyar has been learning Hindustani classical music (vocal and harmonium) for the past sixteen years. His musical journey started at the age of 6 from Mangalamba Hegde, and he is currently learning with Pandit Venkatesh Alkod for the past twelve years.

He has given concerts at IIT Madras, Bengaluru Ganesh Utsava, Gadag Punyashrama, Bangalore International Airport and performed all over India accompnying many senior artists like Pandit Jayateerth Mevundi, Smt. Bharti Pratap, Pandit Vijaykumar Patil, Pandit Uttam Chiguri, Pandit Upendra Bhar, Sri Shankar Shanbhogue and many more. He has also accompanied his guru Pandit Venkatesh Alkod at various concerts.

Gaurav has completed the Vidwat Music examination conducted by the Government of Karnataka and has won many competitions conducted by various colleges in Bangalore.

Sumith Nayak Initial training from vidwan Naveen Pai, Kochi Presently learning under Dr. Udayraj Karpur, Bengaluru Has accompanied so many senior musicians & promising youngsters of our country. Also performed several Tabla solo concerts Holds a Masters degree in Tabla B High grade from All India Radio.

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(Sunday) 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

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