Bhubaneswar: Noted Sarangi maestro Sabir Khan enthralled the audience on the second evening of Rajarani Music Festival 2022 in Odisha capital on Sunday.
The musical evening was started with lighting of traditional lamp by invited guests on the sprawling lawn of the 11th century Rajarani temple. Khan of Sikar gharana of music presented raag Kousik Kannada on Sarangi with a perfection and in harmonious tune with creative rendition. He was accompanied by MR Nazar on tabla. The enchanting presentation was highly appreciated by the audience.
The next attraction of the evening was Odissi classical by noted singer Bijay Kumar Jena. His melodious rendition of different raagas of the Odissi elicited enthusiastic applause from the music lovers.
Among others, chief advisor to chief minister R Balkrishnan, president of Odisha Lalit Kala Akademi Sudarshan Patnaik and director, Odia Language, Literature and Culture department Ranjan Kumar Das were present on the occasion.
The 3-day music festival is organised by Odia Language, Literature and Culture Department in association with Odisha Sangeet Natak Akademi.