Friday May 31st-(Concert starts at 7.00 PM sharp) at Dr.Bhagt's residence

omkar dadarkar

Omkar Dadarkar

Omkar Dadarkar, born in Mumbai, both being Marathi Natya-Sangeet performer and took his initial training under Dr. Ram Deshpande, shishya of the legendary vocalist Padmashree Manik Verma, Omkar was fortunate enough to get taleem from her. After that he took training from Pt.Yashwantbua Joshi of Gwalior GharanaBeing selected as scholar in I.T.C. Sangeet Research Academy in 1999, he had undergone a rigorous training under the tutelage of guru Pt.Ulhas Kashalkar.

Omkar’s performances in all over India and Abroad like USA,UK,Canada Bangladesh & Nepal were highly applauded. He received the prestigious Vidyasagar Award from Music Forum. Omkar is recognized as promising upcoming talent and won prestigious “Shanmukhananda Hall-Mumbai-Sangeet Shiromani” award while is the first recipient of “Chaturanga Sangeet Shishyavrutti Award” given by Chaturanga Pratishthan in collaboration with Mhaiskar Foundation,Mumbai. Omkar was awarded by Sangeet Natak Academy New Delhi,Govt.Of India.Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar 2009. Now he is working with I.T.C.Sangeet Research Academy Kolkata as a Guru.

sanjay deshpande


Sanjay is a leading Tabla Player of the young generation from Pune, particularly specialized in the field of Hindustani Classical Vocal Music accompaniment. He has been fortunate to be a disciple of two great Tabla Maestros, Taalyogi Pandit Suresh Talwalkar and Ustad Alla Rakha Khan Saheb. He has been performing regularly with almost all the top notch vocalists from India which include Pandit Ulhas Kashalkar, Veena Sahastrabudhe, Kalapini Komkali, Manjiri Asnare, Pandit Sanjeev Abhyankar and many more. He has traveled and performed all over the world in many countries like Australia, New Zealand, U.K., Germany, Switzerland, Russia, Sweden, Canada, U.S.A. and Korea.

milind kulkarni

Milind Kulkarni

Milind has born at Miraj in Sangli District of Maharashtra. Pt. Vasantrao Gurav of Sangli was the first formal Guru who introduced Milind to the 'Seven Swara'. Discovering the potential of Milind, Pt. Anna Diwan of Sangli further enriched Milind's talents. Today Milind is under the fine tutelage of Pt. Pramod Marathe, leading Harmonium player & Principal at the Gandharva Mahavidyalaya, Pune. Milind earned his B.A. in Music, specializing in Harmonium at Centre for Performing Arts, Pune University, Pune. At present he is doing M.A. from Shivaji University, Kolhapur.

Milind has accompanied distinguished & renowned Musicians of India like Pt. Jasraj, Pt. Prabha Atre, Pt. Suresh Talwalkar, Dr. Veena Sahastrabuddhe, Pt. Anindo Chatterjee , Smt Koushiki Chakraborty. Pt. Kumar Bose, Shri. Sanjeev Abhyankar, Smt. Padma Talwalkar, Dr. Prabha Atre, Dr. Ashwini Bhide-Deshpande, Pt. Ullhas Kashalkar, Pt.Sanjeev Abhyankar, Pt. Swapan Chaudhari, Pt. Ajay Chakrabarty, Smt. Arati Ankalikar, Smt. Kalapini Komkali, Smt. Aarti Ankalikar-Tikekar, Smt. Devaki Pandit, Shri Shounak Abhisheki, Pt.Yogesh Samsi, Pt. Prabhakar Karekar, Shri. Ramdas Palsule, Shri.Vijay Ghate etc. He is greaded artist of AIR.