Chandigarh 02nd August:- Pracheen Kala Kendra is going pay a tribute to its Founder Guru M.L. Koser and in dedication to his great vision, perseverance and proactive attitude with which he did pioneering work for the promotion of Art and culture in the country, Kendra’s newly renovated, reconstructed auditorium is going to be inaugurated and renamed as M.L. Koser Indoor Auditorium on 3rd August, 2018 by Grammy Award winner Padmabhushan Pt. Vishwa Mohan Bhatt , Legendary Mohan Veena Creator and maestro.
The inauguration will be followed by a dazzling musical treat by Pandit ji and his illustrious son & Creator of Satvik Veena Tantree Samrat Pt. Salil Bhatt accompanied by great Tabla Maestro Pt.Ram Kumar Mishra.
Creator of the MOHAN VEENA and the winner of the GRAMMY AWARD, Vishwa Mohan has mesmerized the world with his pristine pure, delicate yet fiery music. It is due to Vishwa's maiden mega effort that he rechristened guitar as MOHAN VEENA, his genius creation and has established it at the top most level in the mainstream of Indian Classical Music scenario, thereby proving the essence of his name VISHWA (meaning the world) and MOHAN (meaning charmer) and indeed , a world charmer he is. Being the foremost disciple of Pt. Ravi Shankar, Vishwa Mohan belongs to that elite body of musicians which traces its origin to the Moughal emperor Akbar's court musician TANSEN and his guru the Hindu Mystic Swami Haridas. With blinding speed and faultless legato, Bhatt is undoubtedly one of the most expressive, versatile and greatest slide player s in the world.
On other hand , Creator of the Satvik Veena and heir to a 500-year musical legacy, Salil Bhatt represents the dynamic face of the new age, Indian musician. Being hailed as the 'Global Indian Musician', Salil has done it all. From Solo Concerts and International Collaboration to Exotic Jugalbandis and Global Fusions, Salil has not only managed to marvel audiences in India, bit also has a big fan base in Canada, Germany, Australia, America, Taiwan, England, Switzerland, Iceland, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Kuwait, Singapore, Spain, Finland, Austria, and Italy (in total 40 countries). That too, in just a span of his trailblazing 25-year career! He is the first ever musician to perform inside the Parliament of Germany. He is also the first ever Indian musician to perform in Iceland and the first Indian musician to be invited by the Taiwanese Government for artist residency of one month. Salil Bhatt represents the tenth generation of the famous Bhatt lineage, where music has been flowing for more than five hundred years. Salil is the son of the legendary Mohan Veena maestro and India's GRAMMY AWARD winner Padmashree Pt. Vishwa Mohan Bhatt.