Classical Vocal | Vocal Recital
- Kasturi Bandopadhyaya
Kasturi born in a highly enriched family, is the Daughter of Internationally Renowned Tabla Maestro Pt. Ananda Gopal Bandopadhyay of Benaras Gharana. She was initiated into music by her mother Smt. Rekha Bandopadhyay at the age of four. She got her first talim in khayal from Vidushi Smt. Subhra Guha in her childhood. At the same time, she was fortunate enough to receive talim under Legendary Guru Pt. K.G. Ginde for a couple of years only. After Pt. K.G. Ginde’s sudden demise she started taking talim in Khayal under Late Pt. Arun Bhaduri and she has also received an extensive talim in Semi-Classical from Late Vidushi Smt. Purnima Choudhury and Late Padmavibhushan Vidushi Smt. Girija Dev.
From her early childhood it has been noticed that Kasturi is highly talented and has an excellent sense in music and Laya. Gifted with a flexible and melodious voice, she has charmed audiences wherever she has performed. In the year 2007, she got National Scholarship in Upa-Shastriya Sangeet from The Ministry of Tourism and Culture. In the year 2008, she got the second prize in Thumri, Dadra in The All India Radio Music Competition and has been upgraded to Direct A-Grade from Grade-B in the year 2013. On May 12th 2007 she has been Crowned “Tarar Shera” in the first Pan-Bengali [ Indo-Bangladesh ] Talent Hunt Contest In Tara Muzik’s E TO NOI SUDHU GAAN. This is also one of her Biggest Achievements in Light Music. In the year 2009 Kasturi joined ITC Sangeet Research Academy as a Senior Scholar. Presently, she is an A- GRADE Artist of All India Radio and Doordarshan. In the year 2017 she has been felicitated with Swaranubhuti Samman Award from Swar Anubhuti Academy Jalgaon..
Type : Audio CD
Item(s) : 1
Coupling No. : CD-BMC-640
Released : July-2019
Pkg Type : Paper Jacket 2-Folder
Net Wt. : 100gm