“Music washes away from our soul, the dust of everyday life.”
As the day turned into night the mellifluous voice of the noted singer, Hariharan filled up the evening sky with his trademark melody at Bazm-e-Khas in Delhi. With Qutub Minar forming the majestic backdrop the musical soiree Bazm-e-Khas was held in its medieval courtyard.
The select gathering listened to rapt attention the different genres of songs and music by one of India’s leading vocalist Hariharan. He was accompanied by his Band whose members Nizam Bhai, Fareed Hasan and Mehboob Hussain enthralled the gathering with their scintillating performance.
Amongst the other noted names who performed and mesmerized the audience with their renditions included Akhlaq Warsi, Mithilesh Jha, Murad Ali, Paromita Mukherji, Shadab Bhartiya, Atul Raninga, Sushant Sharma, Yusuf Khan, Azhar Shakil and Zia Khan. The programme was anchored by Azhar Iqbal.
Bazm-e-Khas was started as a series of “baithaks” or musical soirees organised by Ved Prakash Gupta, renowned educationist and Chairperson, Rau’s Study Circle. It brings before the audience who wish to listen to the soulful rendition of the leading musicians from our country. The Bazm-e-Khas Foundation has the objective to promote serious Hindustani music among music lovers and students.
Behind this endeavor is founder’s belief that good music besides being entertainment also acts as a great therapy for various afflictions of mind and body that we all suffer from at some point of our lives.
In order to make it an enthralling experience Bazm-e-Khas gathers country’s leading artists from the field of music under one umbrella and provides the audience with a platform to get charmed by their songs and music. But Bazm-e-Khas is also engaged in promoting upcoming talents and provides them with an opportunity to showcase their ability in front of a discerning public.