Dr. Radhika Joshi Ray is an Indian classical vocalist. For the past fifteen years Radhika has been studying the gayaki of the Jaipur Atrauli Gharana under Pt. Raghunandan Panshikar. She has also learned semi-classical music from Padmavibhushan Smt. Girija Devi. A graded artiste of All India Radio, Radhika has received several awards for her music from reputed institutions like the Ministry of Culture (India), SPICMACAY, India Foundation for the Arts, Shankar Mahadevan Academy, Gaanvardhan, Dadar Matunga Cultural Centre and many others. She began her musical journey when she was 8 years old under the tutelage of Shri. Suresh Wadkar and Smt. Padma Wadkar in Mumbai. Radhika holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, but has now pursued a full-time career as a Hindustani Classical Vocalist.
Ashwin Walawalkar, was born in Musical Family Started learning Harmonium from the Father/ Guru Pt. Shreeram Walawalkar. Later Switched to Santoor. Presently, under the valuable guidance of Padmashree Pandit Satishji Vyas. He is a B high-grade artist in Santoor and Harmonium of All India Radio.
Dr. Sagar Bharathraj, holds a Ph.D. from IISc, Bangalore and is a postdoctoral scientist at Samsung Research, Bangalore. He started learning tabla from his father Sri V. Bharathraj, a very senior disciple of Pt. Omkar Gulwady. He has learned under the tabla maestro Pt Ravindra Yavagal. He is also blessed to be under the guidance of Smt. Aditi Kaikini-Upadhya.
The FLAC files are 24 bit/96 kHz format in pristine studio quality.
Total playtime: 76:21; Raga Basant Bahar is only available for online download – MP3 & FLAC. This bonus track will not be available in CD format.
We are very proud to present this performance in high definition audio. The performance was recorded with state-of-the-art equipment and mastered with care to reflect the real acoustics of the performance with no digital processing.