Sitar and Vocal Rectial by Pt. Arvind Parikh, Purvi Parikh

  • Date / Time: 07/27/2013 : 6:30 PM
  • Location: Nehru Auditorium
  • Address: Nehru Centre, Dr. Annie Besant Road, Near Nehru Planetarium , Worli,Mumbai,Maharashtra,India

Pandit Arvind Parikh – the senior-most disciple of Ustad Vilayat Khan – is ranked amongst the top ranking sitar players of India. Having received talim from the legendary Ustad for 60 years, he is a unique product of the Imdadkhani – Etawah Gharana – some times called the Vilayatkhani Gharana.

Purvi Parikh is an established `Khayal` singer of the Kirana Gharana. An `A` grade artiste of All India Radio, she has presented concerts all over India, in the USA, Europe, Japan and many other countries. Purvi has been nurtured in the richest possible musical background, both her parents – Pandit Arvind Parikh and Smt. Kishori Parikh – being eminent musicians in their own right. Purvi first became a disciple of Ustad Fayyaz Ahmed Khan and Ustad Niaz Ahmed Khan. Purvi is a gandh-band disciple of Ustad Vilayat Khan and took training from him for many years. She has also recorded albums published by HMV and Navras Records London both in the classical and light classical genres.