- Santoor Recital By Pandit Sri Abhay Rustum Sopori at DPS SL
With an aim to conserve and promote India’s priceless cultural heritage among students, a lecture cum demonstration based santoor recital was organized at Delhi Public School, Sushant Lok on 9th July, 2019 under the aegis of SPIC MACAY. The artist was Sri Abhay Rustum Sopori, a santoor maestro par excellence, who gave a breathtaking performance. He showcased his command over melody and rhythm while playing the Ragas.
The show commenced with the auspicious lighting of the lamp by the esteemed artist along with the Principal Dr Amita Saxena, Vice Principal Ms Veena Sangar, Senior Headmistress Ms Sinjini Roy and other distinguished guests. Mrs Archana Prasad, President SPIC MACAY, Gurgaon Chapter also graced the occasion with her presence. Dr Saxena felicitated the artist and his team members and presented them with tokens of appreciation.
Sri Sopori’s team of accompanying artists comprising Shri Pranshu Chaturlal on the tabla, Shri Divyansh Srivastava on Sur Santoor, Shri Ankit Parikh on the Pakhawaj and Ms Poushali Dutta on the tanpura, added to the magic of the awe-inspiring performance. This melodious and mystical performance was followed by a question answer round to satisfy the queries of the students.
The programme culminated with the Vote of Thanks by the Vice Principal, Ms Veena Sangar . It was a heartening experience for the students as they got a glimpse into the rich cultural heritage of India.