Music: Raga Recital

Dr Pooja Angra & Karan Rana
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Pooja Angra, a disciple of Pandit Ajoy Chakrabarty, is an Indian vocalist with a melodious and mellifluous voice. She holds a PhD in Indian music from Delhi University, India. Pooja has performed on prestigious platforms such as All India Radio, Indian National TV Doordarshan, BBC Asian Network, BBC Solent, Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan London, Nehru Centre Indian High Commission London, Wiltshire Music Centre, Turner Sims, Art Asia, Sage Gateshead presented by Gem Arts, Milapfest, and Zee London Mela. With numerous stage shows to her credit, she has left an indelible mark on music lovers in India and the UK. Pooja has also done national tours supported by Arts Council England.

Pooja performs various music genres, including Hindustani classical, semi-classical, devotional, Bollywood, Sufi, ghazal, and Punjabi folk. Her experience ranges from teaching individuals and groups, practicing the authentic approach to Indian music, and collaborating with Eastern and Western musicians. Pooja, a firm believer in the pursuit of excellence, is undoubtedly a pride of Indian music.

Karan Rana, a disciple of Pandit Sanjeev Abhyankar of the Mewati Gharana, is an accomplished musician with a melodious voice. He has also trained under Shri Sudhakar Chauhan of the Kirana Gharana. Starting at 12 with "Bal Jagat" on All India Radio Jalandhar, Karan has performed at renowned festivals and concerts, including Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan London, Nehru Centre Indian High Commission London, and Zee London Mela.

They will be accompanied by Mitel Purohit on Tabla.