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Pt. Birju Maharajji Live in Concert

07 September 2019 (6.00pm)

Hawthorn Arts Centre
360 Burwood Road
Hawthorn, 3122

Ghungroo School Incorporated


Sumona Bhattacharya

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Be among the first to see Pt Birju Maharaji and his most senior disciple Vidushi Saswati Sen and their team of talented musicians live in concert. Pt Birju Maharaj is one of the greatest names of all times in the art and music world of India. Kathak is a North Indian Classical Dance form that encompasses the Hindu and Persian culture and faiths. If Kathak dance was Opera – Maharajji is the Pavarotti! Honoured with some of the highest national level accolades such as Padmavibhushan, Sangeet Natak Academy Award, Kalidas Samman, Nritya Vilas, Adharshila Shikhar Samman among others, he is a wonderful singer in styles such as, Thumri, Dadra, Bhajan and Ghazals and superb drummer, playing with ease and precision. As a choreographer he is the finest in the country today. His choreographic works for famous movies such as Shatranj ki Khiladi, Devdas, Dedh Ishqiya and Baji Rao Mastani has made him a household name across the globe.This is their first visit to Australia.

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