Bangalore International Centre had arranged an interesting event “Duet for Poets- an Esperanto project” by Vidushi Geetha Navale on Veena on Wednesday, 24th August, 2011 at 6:30 pm. The accompanists were Mr. Gopal Navale on Guitar, Mr. Rahul Pophali on tabla and Mr. Kishen on Keyboard.
Ms. Geetha and accompanists presented soul fusion music to the audience of BIC. The repertoire included selections from the Carnatic trinity and musical renderings of some of the mystic poems of Walter de la Mere, Hafiz and others.
The performance started with a Muthu Swamy Dikshitar Kritii Mahaganapatim in Raga Nata, which was similar to the Blues scale. This was followed by a composition of Shri. Gopal Navale called moonlight café in Mishra Chapu Tala.
The next piece in Raga Abheri was a composition by Tyagaraja called Nagumomu.
The other pieces performed were Analekra, Raja Raja Radite in Raga Niroshti, and Inner fire in Raga Todi.
The performance ended with a melodious Bhajan.