Madhuvanti Bhide, Phil Scarff, Amit Kavthekar perform in Belmont, MA
Private Residence, 519 Pleasant St., Belmont, MA 02478
Exciting New Approach to Indian Classical Music
CA-based vocalist Madhuvanti Bhide joins Boston saxophonist Phil Scarff and tabla wizard Amit Kavthekar for a house concert of North Indian classical music at 519 Pleasant St., Belmont, MA 02478. $15; students/seniors $10. All ages. RSVP 781-572-6956, email@example.com. Chai/snacks. Parking: Winn St., adjoining side streets, Belmont Town Center parking lot at Claflin St. near Channing Rd. (No parking on Pleasant & Clifton.)
This cutting-edge collaboration reveals hidden beauty in Indian classical music. Inspired to explore uncharted territory, these artists present an exciting new approach to this centuries-old art form.
Madhuvanti Bhide’s golden voice and moving delivery captivate audiences. Appearances include Ali Akbar College, CA; Brihan Maharashtra Mandal Convention, US; India’s Kesariwada Ganesh Festival and Dadar-Matunga Cultural Centre; Singapore’s Sifas; and films by Rahul Nath. www.madhuvantibhide.com
"Intoxicating music… Phil Scarff's rendition of [twilight] Raga Puriya Dhanashri… created the image of a multi-colored sunset lighting up the sky." - Sakal, Pune, India. www.philscarff.com
Tabla wizard Amit Kavthekar has thrilled audiences throughout the US, India, Australia, Japan, and Thailand. He has performed with Shivkumar Sharma, Jasraj, Shahid Parvez, Ashish Khan, Kushal Das, Zakir Hussain, and more.
Madhuvanti Bhide – voice
Phil Scarff – soprano saxophone
Priti Chakravarty – harmonium
Amit Kavthekar -– tabla