SamVaad - Classical Music Initiative

(Sam = Music, Vaad = Discussion)


SamVaad is Sanskriti of NJ's music initiative that was started in 2016 to foster Indian classical music and light classical music genres. The SamVaad initiative aims to encourage local and upcoming classical music artistes and also bring concerts by world-class maestros to the suburban cultural audience in NJ.

Some of the events organized by SamVaad and Sanskriti to date include:

  • Sarod concert with Shri Debajyoti (Tony) Bose accompanied by Shri Amit Chatterji on Tabla;

  • Sangeet Xperience Baithakwith musicologist Dr. Mohan Deshpande;

  • Let's SaReGa- An Indian classical music workshop with Shri Mahesh Kale (of the 'Katyar Kaljat Ghusli' fame);

  • Sureele Sapne- A contemporary Hindi film music concert with Sanjeev and Armeen Ramabhadran;

  • Shaam-e-Ghazal- 2 Ghazal concerts with Shri. Amrish Mishra (disciple of Late Shri Jagjit Singh) accompanied by Aditya Narayan Banerjee on Tabla.

  • Concertwith Shri Jay Gandhi (flute), Shri Samarth Nagarkar (vocal) accompanied by Shri Suryaksha Deshpande (Tabla) and Shri Roshan Prabhudesai (Harmonium)

Sangeet Prabha’ : We also host early morning music listening sessiononce every 3 weeks on a Saturday at 6.00 am.


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Livingston, NJ 07039

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