How to get access to the live stream URL?
- All IMSOM members and ticket
holders will receive a confirmation email
before the concert with a private link to
the online concert on YouTube. Please
click the live stream link (URL) in the
email and enjoy the concert live.
- Please ensure that you have a
large screen device capable of displaying
YouTube videos available (e.g. iPad, Laptop,
smart TV, smart Phone). Use of high quality
speakers is highly recommended.
- Although the concert can be
enjoyed by all members of the household, we
request you to not share the URL outside the
- Live streaming will start 10
minutes ahead of the concert start
- The concert will not be replayed
after the live streaming is over. So please
join on time.
- Scheduled concert is subject to
safety restrictions mandated by the
government of India and in case of
arising due to the COVID-19
pandemic, the concert will be
- All ticket sales are final and
Ramakant Gaikwad (Hindustani
Ramakant Gaikwad a Hindustani classical
vocalist, belongs to the Patiala Gharana. He
began learning at age four at his father’s music
school, and also trained with his mother
Sangita, and vocalist Satish Kaushik. He has
been awarded several young artist scholarships
and is currently an "A" graded artist of All
India Radio. Ramakant is also adept at
semiclassical genres such as thumri, kajri,
chaiti, abhang and ghazal. He has performed at
many prestigious music festivals, including
Sawai Gandharva, Bhimsen Mahotsav Pune, Pandit
Maniram-Motiram Mahotsav Hyderabad.
Pandurang Pawar started learning
Tabla at the tender age of six and later
trained with Shri Ramdasji Bhoyar. Pandurang
is a Tabla player with a unique repertoire
that combines the Delhi, Farukhabad, Ajrada,
Lucknow, and Punjab Gharanas of playing.
Sudhanshu Gharpure (Harmonium)
Sudhanshu Gharpure has been disciple of Guru
Late Maltee Gosavi, Deelip Gosavi, and and is
currently learning from Vidushi Seema Shirodkar.
He has a Visharad in harmonium from Akhil
Bharatiya Gandharva Mahavidyalaya, accreditation
in Music Composition & Direction as well as
a Masters in Performing Arts in Harmonium.
Sudhanshu has accompanied well-known artists
like Smt. Kaushiki Chakraborty, Pandit Venkatesh
Kumar, Pandit Jayteerth Mevundi, Dr. Ashwini
Bhide-Deshpande, Taalyogi Pandit Suresh
Talwalkar, Pandit Raghunandan Panshikar, and
Pandit Rajan-Sajan Mishra, among many others.
Fall/Winter 2020/21 Concert Series has been is
made possible in part, by the UHG “United For
Giving” program, matching grants from
Honeywell & US Bank, a generous donation
from the Dr. Dash Foundation, late Dr V
Premanand & family, and the generosity of
IMSOM’s members and donors. All concerts are
co-sponsored by KFAI Radio (90.3 FM Mpls/106.7
FM St. Paul).
This activity is made possible by voters of
Minnesota through a grant from Metropolitan
Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative
appropriation from the arts and cultural
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