This year’s music conference is being organized in the memory of late N Khosla, the patron of Indian National Theatre, who passed away this year. Before the program, Indian National Theater President Anil Nehru paid a heartfelt tribute to the patron of Indian National Theater, late N Khosla, after which two minutes of silence was observed.
In this music Sammelan organized in the auditorium of Strawberry Fields High School, Sector 26, Chinmayee Athale first started her singing with Vilambit Ek Taal Ki Bandish A Maa Tu Ambike Akshare Triyambake composed in Raga Madhuvanti. After which she received a lot of praise from the audience by singing a beautiful composition composed in Madhyalay Teentaal and a Tarana composed in fast Aadachaital. After this, she presented a tarana in Madhyalay in raga Hansdhvani and a Drut Bandish composed in teen taal.
Chinmayee Athale was the first to make her singing debut in this sangeet sammelan organized in the auditorium of Strawberry Fields High School, Sector 26. Chinmayi was accompanied well by Jaidev on tabla and Vinay Mishra on harmonium.
Chinmayee Athale grew up in a musical environment at home in Kolhapur. She received her initial training in music from his mother, Mrs. Vandana Bhushan Athale, after which she took lessons from the famous singer late Veena Sahastrabuddhe. She has been honored with awards and felicitation by prestigious organizations and has been performing on various prestigious platforms in the country.
The flute player sisters Debopriya and Suchismita mesmerized the audience with the melodious sound of their flute and received a lot of appreciation from the audience. They started their presentation with Raaga Maru Bihaag, in which melodious presentation of Aalap, Jod and Jhala was given.
Taking the presentation forward, they presented a beautiful composition in the madhya lay set to Rupak taal (a rhythmic cycle of 7 beats) in Rupak Taal. They concluded their recital by presenting a fast rythem composition set to Teen Taal (a rhythmic cycle of 16 beats) and won much appears from the audience. Avirbhav Verma accompanied them with excellence on the tabla.
Debopriya and Suchismita, famous disciples of Hariprasad Chaurasia, popularly known as flute sisters, presented their flute jugalbandi. Born in Allahabad, they belong to a family of musicians. Being Krishna and Robin Chatterjee’s daughters they received their initial musical training from them.
After this they received initial training in flute education in Allahabad under the guidance of late Pandit Bholanath Prasanna. Debopriya has received the Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar for the year 2008 by the Sangeet Natak Akademi. Both the sisters have been honored with awards and honors by prestigious institutions.