Kolkata, 11th July 2023: Debasree Foundation, a renowned cultural organization committed to promoting and preserving the rich heritage of Indian classical music, hosted a musical extravaganza titled Shaam Ki Awaaz to celebrate the auspicious occasion of Guru Purnima.
Debasree Foundation hosted the inaugural Guru Purnima event in 2014. Since then, it has become a yearly ritual. Distinguished performers graced the stage at Shaam Ki Awaaz this year and showcased their unmatched musical skills.
Professor Rajyasree Ghosh, an eminent vocalist, noted for her lyrical and expressive performances, was the performer of the evening. She was accompanied on Tabla by Pandit Samar Saha and Sri Somnath Roy on Ghattam. Both contributed rhythmic brilliance. Sri Gourav Chatterjee accompanied Prof Ghosh on Harmonium.
“It is a pleasure to listen to these incredible artists get together to perform musical tributes to their gurus. We will keep playing a significant role in promoting and preserving Indian classical music. By hosting Shaam Ki Awaaz on Guru Purnima, we seek to foster a better knowledge of the Gurus and their crucial contribution to the world of music”, said Smt Debasree Banerjee, Founder of Debasree Foundation.
Another performer of the evening was flute artist Pandit Pravin Gorkhindi, whose mastery of the instrument has brought him recognition and acclaim on a global scale. He was accompanied by Sri Bibhas Sanghai on Tabla. The Jugalbandi of Pandit Gorkhindi, Sri Sanghai and Sri Somnath Roy captivated the audience.