Hindustani classical vocal music at Nat’l Museum today
Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre is organising an evening of Hindustani Classical Vocal Music by Rabin Chowdhury at Kobi Sufia Kamal Auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum, Shahbagh in the capital today.
Rabin Chowdhury learnt Classical Music at Sur Saptak Sangeet Vidyapit and completed the six year course with First Class. After that he came in contact with Swarnamoy Chakraborty who has been his music guru for ten years. He was also a disciple of Pandit Tushar Dutta of the Kirana and Agra Gharana.
During his musical career Rabin Chowdhury has come in contact with eminent musicians of India and Bangladesh such as Pandit Nirmalya Dey, Pandit Dilip Das, Dhrupadia Sayeed Nafeesuddin Dagar and Aneesuddin Dagar, Ustad Shahadat Hossain Khan, Ustad Rabiul Islam, Azad Rahman and Pandit Niharranjan Bandopadhyay.
Rabin Chowdhury has performed in various classical music conferences. Some of his best performances include Classical Music (Khayal) at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Kolkata, the Behala Marga Music Circle, Kolkata and the India Habitat centre New Delhi. He has also performed in radio and TV programmes in Bangladesh.