Bangalore International Centre had arranged a “Hindustani Vocal Recital” by Pt. GovindRotti, on Friday, 23rd November, 2012 at 6:30 pm.
Pt. Rotti commenced the concert with a soulful rendition of Rag Bihag. A vilambitbandish in ektal ‘kaisesukhsovey’ witnessed a beautifullswarvistaar with brilliant layakaaris and powerfull tans. This was followed by a bandish in teental ‘sab sakhiyanchalo’, the next of which was a composition ‘latuljhesuljaa’ in drutteental. The next piece was a bhajan in mishrapahadi ‘raghuvartumko’ which enthralled the audience with fast beats. A melodiuskannadabhajan ‘Haribhajanemaado’ was sung after this. He concluded the concert with a hindibhajan ‘Jo bhajeharikosada” in Rag Bhairavi which comprised of soulful alaps setting up the spiritual mood.
Excellent accompaniment of Shri.Udayrajkarpoor on Tabla and Dr. RavindraKatoti on harmonium put together formed a scintillating performance. ShrinivasRotti and ShruthiRotti on Tanpura and vocal support ably accompanied the artiste.
The concert was well received by the audience who enjoyed the melodious evening.