HCL Concerts, a platform aimed at identifying, nurturing and supporting the next generation of talent in the Indian classical performing arts space, today announced the third edition of The Carnatic Quest, in association with Rhapsody Music Foundation. A one-of-a-kind Indian music contest, ‘The Carnatic Quest’ aims at recognizing and empowering senior-level Carnatic musicians in the age group of 18 to 30 years. Interested participants are invited to showcase their exceptional skills in five categories including Vocals, Violin, Veena, Flute, and Percussion (Mridangam/Kanjeera/Ghatam/others). The first round of the contest will be open from June 1st till June 25th. To register, participants can log on to, https://www.hclconcerts.com/the-carnatic-quest/
With a meticulously designed framework, The Carnatic Quest comprises four captivating rounds that will test and showcase the prowess of these musical prodigies. At the culmination of the contest, a total of eight winners will be announced- three in vocal, two in percussion and one champion each in violin, veena, and flute These musicians will also get an opportunity to perform and showcase their talent at the prestigious HCL Concerts platform.
Anshul Adhikari, Head, HCL Concerts, said “Following the success of the previous editions, we are delighted to present the third edition of The Carnatic Quest. The contest provides a stage for skillful and gifted Carnatic musicians to showcase their talent and perform for a large audience. Not only will contestants benefit from the experience of performing and the prize opportunities, but also from the invaluable feedback they receive from our expert panel of judges.”