The 4th Edition of Dumdum Marga Sangeet Utsav to Begin on Poila Baisakh


A two-day musical event conceptualised by Shri Bratya Basu promises to be a treat for the classical music lovers, with some of the most eminent musical personalities gracing the occasion since its inception

Kolkata: Dumdum Marga Sangeet Utsav Committee will be hosting the 4th edition of the Dumdum Marga Sangeet Utsav, a classical music festival, on 15th & 16th April, 2023 at Dumdum Rabindra Bhavan Surer Math. The festival will be inaugurated on Poila Boisakh, by Minister In Charge, Department of Education Govt Of West Bengal, Shri Bratya Basu, Honourable Speaker, Shri Biman Banerjee, Hon’b’le Member Of Parliament, Prof Sougato Roy andmusic maestro Shri Hariharan.

The first day of the event will witness performances by Ustad Rashid Khan and Armaan Khan on Vocals supported by Shri Yashwant Vaishnav on Tabla with Shri Vijay Mishra on Harmonium and Janab Murad Ali on Sarangi, Pandit Rahul Sharma on Santoor supported by Shri Ojas Adhiya in Tabla, Vidushi Kaushiki Chakraborty on Vocals supported by Shri Ojas Adhiya on Tabla with Janab Murad Ali on Sarengi and Shri Tanmoy Deochake on Harmonium, Pandit Bikram Ghosh on Tabla and Ustad Taufiq Qureshi on DJEMBE & Percussions with Vidwan Suresh Vaidyanathan on Ghatam and Shri Abhishek Mullik on Sitar. A Jugalbandi featuring Pandit Bikram Ghosh & Ustad Taufiq Qureshi, for the first time together, will be a major attraction of the day.

The second day will feature performances by Pandit Tarun Bhattacharjee on Santoor and Pandit Ronu Majumdar on Flute and accompanied by Shri Jyotirmay Roy Chowdhury on Tabla, Pandit Sandipan Samajpati on Vocals supported by Pandit Parimal Chakraborty on Tabla and Shri Hiranmoy Mitra on Harmonium, Ustad Shahid Parvez on Sitar and Shri Subhojyoti Guha on Tabla. The main attraction of this day will be a performance by Hariharan along with Pandit Bikram Ghosh. 

“If you are a true admirer of Indian Classical Music, then don’t miss this two-day Dumdum Marga Sangeet Utsav. The best part is such a huge classical music event is held in our city”, said Shri Bratya Basu, Minister In Charge, Department of Education Govt Of West Bengal.

“Classical music represents the traditions and the beliefs of the nature we live in. Dumdum Marga Sangeet Utsav has received phenomenal response in the past three years with people across the city coming to witness the esteemed musicians illuminating the stage with their outstanding performances. The list of performers this year is top notch. This will be a must visit music festival for the connoisseurs of classical music” said Sukanto (Raju) Sen Sharma, Convener, Dumdum Marga Sangeet Utsav.

The Dumdum Marga Sangeet Utsav, in its 4th year, has always promised to be a grand celebration for the music aficionados. The program will commence from 4 pm on both the days.

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