Parallel Lines

Parallel Lines

Ticket Price: ₹ 500
Duration:240 mins
Age:7 years and above
Location:JAGRITI, Ramagondanahalli, Varthur Road, Whitefield, Bengaluru, 560066
Event Date & Time
Sat-12-Oct | 06:30 PM
Sun-13-Oct | 06:30 PM

Parallel Lines, a festival of the finest Indian classical vocal and instrumental music is being presented by First Edition Arts in association with The Hindu at Jagriti Theatre in Whitefield Bangalore on October 12 and 13 from 6.30 pm to 10.30 pm. Parallel lines is one of the flagship festivals from First Edition Arts and spans the entire arc and rich resources of Indian classical music with instrumental as well as vocal music in the Hindustani and Carnatic styles.

The festival features 4 stellar musicians and accompanying artistes from different parts of the country including Dharwad, Goa, Kolkata and Chennai.

October 12

The evening begins with a Sarod recital by the brilliant sarodiya Pratik Srivastava from Kolkata who will be accompanied by Debjit Patitundi on the tabla. 

Vocal recital by the famous Hindustani Maestro Pandit Venkatesh Kumar. Pt Ravindra Yavagal on tabla and Pt Vyasmurthi Katti on harmonium. 

October 13

A beautiful beginning to day two of the show by a Sitar recital by Vinayak Chittar from Goa accompanied by a brilliant tabla artiste Debjit Patitundi from Kolkata.

A Carnatic vocal recital by the renowned Carnatic vocalist TM Krishna. With Akkarai Subhalakshmi (violin) Praveen Sparsh (mrdangam) BS Purushotham (Kanjira)


Jagriti is a Performance Arts space dedicated to Theatre, Music, Dance and Comedy. Founded in 2011 by Arundhati and Jagdish Raja, the space has hosted several productions from India and around the world. A 200-seat theatre, built around a full-thrust stage, it is fully equipped to cater to both artistes and audience. The main stage is designed for intimate performances, with adjoining spaces for informal lectures and gatherings, and an attached restaurant- 'The Fat Chef'. Jagriti is owned and operated by the not-for-profit ART Foundation, a registered charitable trust.

The Rooftop - above the main auditorium is an open-to-sky space with a staging area that can accommodate about 50 people. A raised and walled off platform can work as a perfect area for puppet theatre. The Rooftop has a restroom and a pantry. 

The Terrace - alongside the auditorium, the Terrace can accommodate about 20 people as an informal gathering area.

Lumbini - extending out from the foyer, Lumbini has a stage and an open-to-sky terraced space for about 80 people.