On Saturday, July 22nd, Next Iteration Theater is presenting an Indian Classical Music Concert featuring a Tabla solo and Vocal performance. Guru Shri Shantilal Shah with son and disciple Anuraag Shah will start the program with a Tabla solo. Following this will be a Vocal performance by Smt. Aparna Shah. Accompanying both items on harmonium is Shri Mandar Phadke, an accomplished musician who has performed with many great Indian classical musicians.
The show starts at 7:00 p.m. and at Match Theater, Houston. Tickets are available through Next Iteration Theater and are “pay what you can”, with a suggested ticket price of $10. Seating is limited at this venue, so get your tickets early! For more information, visit our Facebook event page.
Tabla Guru Shri Shantilal Shah is a worthy disciple of Taal Yogi Pandit Suresh Talwalkar. He has been performing and teaching Tabla and Indian Classical Music for more than 30 years. He is a scholar with extensive knowledge of the Tabla and has performed with many of the greatest names in Indian Classical Music. Anuraag Shah is the son and disciple of Shri Shantilal Shah. He began learning at the age of 3 and is an accomplished performer.
Together, they will present a thrilling performance showcasing the dynamic qualities and beauty of the Tabla.
Following this will be a Vocal performance by Smt. Aparna Shah – a classically trained vocalist from India and a disciple of Pandita Smt. Padma Talwalkar. With a voice that is both powerful and soothing, her singing contains a warmth and energy that enriches her music and leaves a lasting impression on audiences.
She will be presenting classical pieces meant for the evening time, a unique concept in Indian music.