Vocal Concert – Saniya Patankar, Suvrat Apte & Aarti Kharwandikar – 18th May. 2024

KALAI gladly presents a mesmerising concert featuring the incredible vocalist Saniya Patankar, known for her captivating performances in the realm of classical music. Joining her on stage is the masterful tabla player Suvrat Apte, renowned for his unparalleled skill and mastery over this ancient instrument. Adding to the harmonious ensemble is the talented Sangeet Visharad Aarti Kharwandikar whose enchanting harmonium melodies will grace the stage! 

Adorning the stage on 18th May 2024, this concert will be a celebration of musical unity, cultural richness and artistic brilliance, as the artists will weave together a tapestry of music that will leave a lasting impression on our hearts and minds.

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Saniya Patankar – Hindustani Classical Vocalist

Saniya Patankar, from a family of music lovers, displayed her talent at age 3, playing harmonium melodies independently. She received blessings from Ganasaraswati Kishoritai Amonkar at 6 and commenced classical training under Smt. Lilatai Gharpure. Notable performances include her debut at 12 in front of Pt. Jitendra Abhisheki. Under Dr. Ashwini Bhide-Deshpande’s guidance for 12 years, she mastered the Jaipur-Atrauli Gharana. Achieving “Sangeet Visharad” distinction, she also excelled academically, completing the C.S. Course. Saniya’s dedication earned praise from luminaries like Pt. Bhimsen Joshi and Lata Mangeshkar.

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Suvrat Apte – Tabla

Suvrat Apte started playing tabla at the early age of 8 with his guru Sanjay Karandikar. Later he trained extensively under the tutelage of Pandit Ramdas Palsule. Recently, he received training from none other than Ustad Zakir Hussain. He has been performing in concerts for the last 10 years. He has performed in many concerts in India and Europe.

He also plays the sitar. He started his sitar training with his mother Urmila Apte. For the last 2 years, he has also been learning from KG Westman.

He regularly teaches both tabla and sitar. He has also given workshops on Indian classical music.

Apart from music, Suvrat is an accomplished software engineer. He works as a payment systems engineer at Klarna in Stockholm, Sweden.

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Aarti Kharwandikar – Harmonium

Aarti Kharwandikar, a prodigious talent who embarked on her musical voyage at the tender age of eight. Her journey, sparked by her mother’s encouragement and guidance, found its first milestone with Mrs. Hema Natu, her inaugural guru. Natu not only introduced Aarti to the world of Indian classical music but also empowered her with the confidence to shine in numerous singing competitions during her school and college days. By nineteen, under the tutelage of Smt. Vijayagauri Bokil, Aarti achieved a significant academic milestone, completing Sangeet Visharad in Indian Classical vocals.

Today, Aarti’s musical odyssey continues under the mentorship of Vidushi Smt. Anuradha Kuber, a distinguished performer of the Bhendi Bazar Gharana Gayaki. She is further honing her skills, pursuing Sangeet Alankar with Dr. Kasturi Paigude, a disciple of the renowned Vidushi Aarti Ankalikar Tikekar.

Aarti’s talents extend beyond the realm of music. With an MBA in Finance, she has carved a successful career in the corporate world, contributing her expertise to various multinational corporations across India, Singapore, and Denmark. Aarti Kharwandikar’s journey is a testament to her multifaceted abilities, dedication, and passion for both art and the professional world.

About Event:

Concert Date: Saturday, 18th May, 2024 from 14:00 to 16:00

Venue: AULA, Hasle Skole, Herredsvej 15, 8210 Aarhus. Google map link: https://maps.app.goo.gl/vxhDUGzc255DtXNi7

Total seats: 180.

Audience: Concert is targeted to adults only. However, kids can come along with adults if he/she can keep silence. Seat booking (Ticket) is required for kids as well.

Ticket prices :

  • Premium seats price (seats close to the stage): 140 Kr. (Limited seats)
  • Regular seats (rest of the seats) : 120 Kr.

Current offers are as follows:

  • Student/Youth (upto 18 years) price (Regular seats):: 80 Kr. (Only for College & University students. Need to present valid Student ID)
  • Group discount 20%: Buy 5 tickets at the cost of 4. Price: Regular seats: 480 Kr. , Premium seats: 560 Kr.
  • KALAI members: 20% discount to members only. Valid for Premium & Regular seats only. Not valid for Student/Youth/Group tickets. Any guest / kid of KALAI members is not eligible for this offer.

Payment mode: Please pay online for registration while making your booking.

Parking: Kommune free parking available around the venue. 

Outside food/drink: It is strictly prohibited to bring any food/drink from outside into the Concert hall. 

Alcohol: Consumption of alcohol in/around the venue area is strictly prohibited.

Please note:

  1. Possibility to upgrade regular seats to premium seats – by paying the difference : depends on premium seats availability
  2. The venue is not suitable for kids who need to play.
  3. Tickets are non-refundable


Request ticket(s) by registering here. Reservation will be confirmed once the payment is done.

Saniya Patankar – 18th May. 2024 (#21)

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Please note:

  1. The venue is not suitable for kids who need to play.
  2. Tickets are non-refundable

Price: 112 DKK
(20% members discount included)
Price: 96 DKK
(20% members discount included)
Price: 140 DKK
Price: 120 DKK
Price: 80 DKK
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Price: 560 DKK
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Price: 480 DKK
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