Hindustani Vocal Recital by Dr. Nabanita Chowdhary
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About the Event
Dr. Nabanita Chowdhary, a musician par excellence, is one of the foremost Hindustani Classical vocalists in India. She is an adroit artiste possessing eternally soulful blend of spiritual melody and divine aesthetics. Creativity and improvisation are the essences of Nabanita's performances. She received musical guidance initially from her mother. Subsequently she augmented radiance and luster to the presentation of her art under the tutelages of renowned stalwarts like Padma Bhushan Pandit Rajan-Mishra & Pandit Sajan Mishra, Padma Bhushan Vidushi (Late) Shobha Gurtu, Pt. Deepak Chatterjee “Rasik Rang” etc. for last four decades.
Dr. Nabanita holds a PhD in music. Besides being a recipient of several awards, she regularly performs from AIR, DD, ICCR, SPIC MACAY etc. The brilliance of Dr. Nabanita lies in her own distinctive blend of styles, her creativity and a magical voice capable of expressing every emotion.
Though trained basically in Khayal and Thumri-Dadra, her versatility encompasses the lighter realms of Classical Music such as Sufi, Ghazal, Kajri, Chaiti, Jhula, Geet and Bhajans. Her phenomenal presentations, “Thumris in Bharatnatyam” and “Thumris in Kuchipuri” with exponents of these dance forms received rave reviews in India and abroad. She has also cut a deep niche for herself in Rabindra Sangeet (Hindi and Bengali), Nazrul Geeti and Folk music. Technical mastery apart, the quality of Dr, Nabanita's voice steals the hearts of her audiences and reviewers alike. Her Murkis, Gamaks and the imagination with which she weaves together clusters of notes hold her listeners spellbound. Nabanita's very pleasing yet quiet and unassuming personality and flawless renditions ooze divinity and lift the audiences to heights transcending mundane world.
Dr. Nabanita has extensively performed all over India and USA, Australia, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Srilanka, Nepal, Myanmar etc. under the aegis of numerous musical organizations. When she is not performing, she generously devotes herself to teaching aspiring and talented disciples living around the globe.