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January 30, 2001

Orange sponsors Musical Extravaganza at Kala Ghoda Festival 2001

....Homage to Ustad Allarakha
... Performance by the world renowned tabla maestro Zakir Hussain

Orange, Mumbai's leading cellular service provider is sponsoring this year's Musical Extravaganza at the Kala Ghoda Festival - 2001 to be held from February 1 to 14. The Music Fest includes a tribute to the late Ustad Allarakha, the renowned tabla maestro and a performance by the ever popular Zakir Hussain.

The musical extravaganza by reputed Indian and international artistes include John McLaughlin (guitar), Giovanni Adelgo (bongos), Sikiru Adepoju (talking drums & gudugudu), L Shankar (double violin), Shivamani (percussion), Fazal Quereshi (tabla), Taufiq Quereshi (percussion) and of course Zakir Hussain (tabla and other percussion instruments).

The schedule for the Orange sponsored Kala Ghoda music events is as follows:

Feb 39.30 pm to 11.30 pmHomage to AllarakhaKala Ghoda
Feb 45.30 pm to 7.30 pmSitar recital by Irshad KhanHong Kong Bank foyer
Feb 1110 am to 12.30 pmHindustani Classical VocalSassoon library

Orange has been associated with the Kala Ghoda Festival for the past 3 years and is proud to support such a worthy cause. This show would attempt to enrich the Mumbaites calendar and offer them an opportunity to revel in the joy of music.