Pt. Rajiv Taranath to receive Nadoja Award on May 29

Pt. Rajiv Taranath to receive Nadoja Award on May 29

May 25, 2018

Mysuru: Sarod Maestro Pandit Rajiv Taranath will be conferred Nadoja Award at his residence, No.154, 11th Main Road, Saraswathipuram at 11 am on May 29. The award will be presented to him by Hampi Kannada University Vice-Chancellor Dr. Mallika S. Ghanti. For details, call Ph: 0821-2302932 or Mob: 98456-41932.

Profile: Rajiv Taranath (born 17 October 1932) is a disciple of Ali Akbar Khan. He received his initial training in vocal music from his father Pt. Taranath and gave his first public vocal performance when he was nine. Although Rajiv held a Ph.D in literature, he decided to give up his career as a Professor of English Literature and moved to Calcutta, where he began his musical training under Ali Akbar Khan.


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