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Singers Tanusree Guha, Arpita and Susmita
6 May @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pmFree for members
A double bill of song featuring Tanusree Guha performing Rabindrasangeet, followed by sisters Arpita and Susmita who will sing a medley of Rabindrasangeet and Bangla Adhunik songs.
Tanusree Guha is trained in Hindustani Classical Music and Rabindrasangeet. She has been learning music since the age of four and completed her training in India under Bhatkhande Music University in Hindustani Classical music and Bangiya Parishad in Rabindrasangeet.
She continues training with Smt Chandrima Misra and Mrs Arati Bhattacharya here in London. Tanusree regularly performs Rabindrasangeet and various genres of Bengali songs and Indian music. Her repertoire includes live performances and shows on radio and television in India, parts of Europe and England. She also specialises in vocal music as a part of multilingual world theatre. Details of her performances, including the launch of her solo album and music videos, are available on her page https://www.facebook.com/ititanusree/
Arpita Dey (Aankhi) stems from a very famous cultural family where her musical platform was built with Ostad RashBihari, Ostad Ramkanai Das and various other famous artists. As a child artist, she won awards in Bangladesh at district level competitions several times, performing in local theatres. For a period of time she was a regular child artist on local radio and hosted the popular musical TV show ‘Sa Re Ga Ma’ in the UK for almost five years. She has received awards as a solo child artist (1993) and as part of a group arranged by Jatio Rabindra Sangeetsammelon Porishod.
Susmita Dey (Shankhi) has been a singer since early childhood. She too has received many awards from school, college and local competitions. Susmita is the recipient of national awards from Bangladesh including the President’s Award ‘Nuton Kuri’ for performing in a children’s reality TV competition series for singing Rabindrasangeet; National Rabindrasangeet Competitions in 2001 and 2005 organised by Jatio Rabindra Sangeetsammelon Porishod. In addition she has received awards in ‘Kishor Bibhag’ in 2001 and in ‘Sadharan Bibhag’ in 2005. She is studying medicine here in UK.