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The evening will start with a vocal recital with Kasturi Bandopadhyay along with Mir Naqibul Islam on tabla, followed by a sitar recital with Supratik Sengupta who will also be joined by Mir Naqibul Islam on tabla.
Supratik Sengupta- sitar
Kasturi Bandopadhyay- vocals
Mir Naqibul Islam- tabla
Supratik Sengupta born in the year 1981 in a family of musicians in Kolkata. He got his early training from his father Sri Kuber Sen Gupta. He began his formal training under Sri Biswanath Das and Pt. Debaprasad Chakraborty. After that, he was under the guidance of Sangeetacharya Late Ajoy Sinha Roy and Dr. Pradeep Chakraborty for a long time. Supratik joined ITC Sangeet Research Academy in the year 2001 as a scholar under the tutelage of Padmabhushan Pandit Buddhadeb Das Gupta and Partha Pratim Chatterjee, the Guru of the instrumental division of the Academy. After leaving ITC SRA as a musician scholar, he began taking lessons from Padmabhushan Pandit Buddhadeb Das Gupta. He is taking lessons of tal-laya from Sri Surojit Sengupta (a senior disciple of Padmabibhushan Pandit Kishen Maharaj)
Kasturi was born to a highly enriched family, and is the daughter of internationally renowned tabla maestro Pt. Ananda Gopal Bandopadhyay of Benaras Gharana. She was initiated into the world of music by her mother, Smt. Rekha Bandopadhyay at the age of four. After that, she started taking talim from Vidushi Smt Subhra Guha. She was also fortunate enough to receive talim for several years under the legendary guru Pt. K.G. Ginde. Since her childhood, she has been under the guidance Of Pt. Arun Bhaduri in Khayal. She has also received talim in Semi-Classical from Late Vidushi Smt. Purnima Choudhury. During her scholarship in ITC Sangeet Research Academy, she learned Semi-Classical from Late Padmavibhushan Vidushi Smt. Girija Devi.
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