A classical vocal music concert was organised on the premises of Aravinda High School at Kunchanapalli in Mangalagiri in Guntur district on Friday.

The vocal concerts were given by Ritvik Sanyal along with Tapas Kumar Das playing Pakhawaz and Bhaskar playing Tanpura.

Students mesmerised

School students sat in the auditorium in rapt attention and lend their ears to the music.

SPIC-MACAY sponsorship

The classical vocal concert, sponsored by SPIC-MACAY, was given at Aravinda Model School, Mangalagiri and Zilla Parishath High School, Vaddeswaram also on Wednesday and Thursday.

The performance broke the silence with an improvised chosen melodic ‘alap’ without percussion accompaniment.

Teaching while singing

Mr. Sanyal, while performing, explained how a poetic text is set to the same raga accompanied by Pakhawaz and also the tempo of the raga change while the performance is in progress.

Music appreciated

Mr. Ritvik Sanyal’s untiring achievement in Dhrupad music was appreciated by the classical music lovers.

Around 1,500 audience

The programme was attended by about 1,500 students and teaching staff.