ITAHARI: Sadhana Music Academy in Itahari Sub-metropolitan City-2 is set to organise a three-day orchestra festival from December 7.
The first of its kind festival in the Province 1 will host 30 orchestral artists from Annapurna Chamber Orchestra of Kathmandu in the presence of thousands of open-air audience on the spacious premises of Sadhana Music Academy. Narayan Gopal Music Fund will support the festival.
Noted singers like Yam Baral, Raj Sargam, Bhisan Mukarung, Jeena Rasaily, among others, are scheduled to take part in the festival.
”We are hosting this mega-musical festival which is the first orchestra musical gala event in the entire province,” informed Raju KC, General Secretary at Sadhana Music Academy. He added, ”We expect 10 thousand audiences in the three-day festival.” KC said the mega program is being organised on the auspicious occasion of the 28th Anniversary of Sadhana Music Academy.
On an inaugural day, the festival will run from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. This is titled ‘Education and Music’ where there will be the presence of students belonging to various schools and colleges of Province 1. On the second day (December 8) titled ‘We and Music’, orchestra artists will play various tunes of Nepali folk songs and various excellent musicians and singers from around the globe from 4:30 pm to 8:00 pm.
On the concluding day of December 9, there will be a musical show dedicated to the legendary singer Narayan Gopal from 4:30 pm onwards.
The cost of the festival has been estimated at Rs 1.6 million.
Raju KC, who is also the Chair at Civil Society Itahari, said this festival will develop musical vibes in the province energising young music aspirants.