Organising the Pandit Motiram Pandit Maniram Sangeet Samaroh
Pandit Motiram Pandit Maniram Sangeet Samaroh is organised by noted classical singer Pandit Jasraj in memory of his father and brother, both classical musicians of repute. Some of the finest exponents of Indian Classical music perform at the festival on the invitation of Pandit Jasraj and he always performs on 30 November every year, his father's death anniversary and a tribute to Pandit Jasraj’s guru, his mentor and his elder brother, Pandit Maniram, who died in 1986, and Jasraj renamed the festival to include his brother's name
Origin of Pandit Motiram Pandit Maniram Sangeet Samaroh
Pandit Motiram Pandit Maniram Sangeet Samaroh was started in 1972 by Pandit Jasraj because of his bond with Hyderabad as he spent his childhood here and his father, Pandit Motiram's Samadhi is in the city. Maharaja Kishan Prasad Bahadur took his father to Chowmahalla Palace. His father died in 1934, five hours before his concert at Chowmahalla Palace, where he was to be announced as the Royal musician in the court of Osman Ali Khan. Motiram and Maniram were not only vocalists but composers of repute. Ustad Amjad Ali Khan and Zakir Hussain were introduced to the city audience for the first time in 1972 during the same festival.
Venues of Pandit Motiram Pandit Maniram Sangeet Samaroh
Pandit Motiram Pandit Maniram Sangeet Samaroh was held at various venues like Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, CIEFL, Nizam College, and since 2009 it is held at Chowmahalla Palace. The entry to the event is free. Renowned Hindustani vocalist Pandit Jasraj will enthral music lovers of twin cities on November 30 at the Chowmahalla Palace as part of the 41st Pandit Motiram Pandit Maniram Sangeet Samaroha.
Occasion of Pandit Motiram Pandit Maniram Sangeet Samaroh
Pandit Motiram Pandit Maniram Sangeet Samaroh is organised from November 29 to December 1 at the same venue, with the last day having the ‘Idea Jalsa’ music concert, clubbed with the festival this time, said Durga Jasraj.
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