Melodic vocal recital by Mahua Chatterjee in Pracheen Kala Kendra’s 13th Webaithak
13th webaithak of Pracheen Kala Kendra held live on our face book , Instagram page and official YouTube channel of the Kendra.
Today’s artist Smt. Mahua Chatterjee was born in a musical family of talented musicians. She started learn music at the tender age of three from her mother Smt. Shila Chakraborty. After that, Mahua took talim from some noteworthy musicians of our country such as Smt. Haimanti Shukla, Pt. Debjyoti Bose, Prof. Raja Bose, Dr Hena Bose & Shri Debkumar Bannerjee , Vidushi Anjana Nath, Shri Sambuddha Chatterjee, and Tabla maestro Pt Parimal Chakraborty. She started her performance through All India Radio and later performed in several parts of our country to her credit and have received warm appreciation from the audiences. She is also an external examiner of Pracheen Kala Kendra and is a regular artist of All India Radio and Doordarshan of Kolkata.
Today’s baithak commenced with Rag Maru Bihag with aalap followed by a Vilambit ek taal bandish with bols “ Rasia hamare bairan bhaye “ Then she moved on to present another bandish set to drut teen taal “tadpat raina din piya bina” . Her next rendering was a special tarana composed by legendary ustad Bade Gulam Ali Khan sahib in rag Bageshri set to Jhaptal.
After this beautiful presentation she doled out with Thumri based on Raga Maj Khamaj with bols “ Prem agan jiyara jalawe” she concluded with soulful traditional Dadra set to rag Pilu with bols “Barsan lagi saawan ki bundiyan “ .
Melodic vocal recital by Mahua Chatterjee in Pracheen kala kendra’s 13th webaithak
She was ably accompanied by exponents like Sourajit Mukherjee on tabla and Probhat Mukherjee on Harmonium.