Mehfil presents Shantanu Bhattacharya, Hindustani Vocalist and student of Ajoy Chakarborty along with
ON Saturday 22nd OCT 2017 at 18:00–21:00
24 Charlie Yankos St, Glenwood NSW 2768, Australia
Shantanu Bhattacharyya, the Indian Classical vocalist, believes that Indian Classical Music, expressed in its truest form, has the power in it to elevate the listeners to the highest spiritual level. It is one of the surest means to make the mind turn inward, and bring about true harmony with the soul. In his performances, Shantanu has been focusing on this aspect, and making the best possible efforts to uplift the listeners in terms of awareness and appreciation.
Gifted with a voice that possesses all the attributes – exactness of sur, flexibility, range and tonal modulations of the highest level – his singing is also characterized by delicate imagination, exquisite creativity and the best of taalim. Groomed in music from childhood by his mother, Shantanu later learned profusely from Pandit Prasun Banerjee, Shrimati Meera Banerjee and Pandit Ajoy Chakrabarty. With valuable advice from and association with great maestros while at the Sangeet Research Academy, Calcutta, he perfected himself into a musician aiming to combine the best of all the styles, focusing centrally on the gayaki of Ustaad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan.