Swarit Foundation, organized its 12th edition SMARAN, which is the most significant event of Delhi for the Indian classic music lovers. The event was held on Sunday at Stein Auditorium, Indian Habitat Centre, New Delhi. It is an initiative to showcase the unheard young talent of our country to promote
and preserve our rich Indian Classical Music & its traditional heritage and culture.
The musical evening featured two finest young artists, sitar recital by MEHTAB ALI NIAZI accompanied by Khurram Ali Niazi on Tabla and Hindustani Vocal recital by UJWAL NAGAR accompanied by Lalit Sisodiya on Harmonium and Saptak Sharma on Tabla. Chief Guest for the evening was the renowned Guru Tabla Maestro of Gharana, Ustad Akram Khan.
To give brief insight about the event, SMARAN – dedicated to Guru – Shishya
Parampara is a concert series, providing a platform for Young Indian Classical
Musicians & Dancers from across India for the promotion of Indian Classical Music
and its importance among coming generations and so that it can be purely
preserved and promoted. Kshitij Mathur, Founder Chairperson, Swarit Foundation says “We not only
focusses on big names of the industry but we also provide a platform to our new artists and emerging enthusiasts to showcase their art and inject the spirit of
belongings and respect towards our rich Indian cultural values.
It feels great to be back on stage after a long time in Delhi, I wish to thank Swarit
Foundation for taking an initiative to connect the artist again with the LIVE
audience. They have always been a great support and have put huge efforts in
giving young musicians a credible stage to showcase their talent. In such
challenging situation also, Swarit Foundation is the only organization in Delhi who
took an initiative of starting Live performances with the Live audienc, says
Mehtab Ali Niazi
Swarit Foundation is an Art, Culture and Entertainment Welfare Trust headed by
Young Hindustani vocal artist Khiitij Mathur (disciple of renowned Guru,
Padmashri Pt. Madhup Mudgal ji).
Along with other initiatives, following are the key initiatives which are taken by
● Collaboration with Dr. Kiran Bedi India Vision Foundation for Behavioral
Transformation through MUSIC Program for Prisoners in 5 major prisons i.e.
Ghaziabad, Noida, Rohtak, Gurugram and Ambala.
● Saadhyan – Academy of Performing Arts as an education initiative of SWARIT
FOUNDATION TRUST to teach and groom raw talent from all over to promote,
preserve & guide them about Indian Classical Music, its purity and our rich
● SHILPAM – An education initiative to teach and promote traditional Indian Art &