Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre (IGCC) in association with Asian Paints, IRCON and Marico Bangladesh is organising An Evening of Classical Music by Pandit Amaresh Roy Chowdhury, eminent classical vocalist of Bangladesh, at 6:30 PM on May 30, 2014 at the IGCC, House No. 35, Road No. 24, Gulshan-1, Dhaka.
Born in 1928 at Faridpur, Pandit Amaresh Roy Chowdhury learned Classical Music from legendary classical vocalists such as Mr. Sudhir Lal Chakrabarty, Harihar Shukla and Tarapada Chakrabarty. He also took lessons on Adhunik songs, Atulprasad’s songs, Nazrul Sangeet and Shyama Sangeet from Netrakona’s noted artiste and composer, Nikhil Chandra Sen.
Mr. Chowdhury has received many awards and titles during his illustrious career. These include Sanket Sangskritik Goshthi award 1981; “Ustad Gul Mohammad Memorial Award” by Sangeet Academy, Dhaka in 1982; “Gunijan Sammanona” by Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka in 1997; National Leader Shaheed “AHM Kamaruzzaman Sammanona Smarok” on the Victory Day in 2010 and “Rabindra Padak” by Jatiya Rabindra Sangeet Sammilan Parishad in 2014.
Mr. Chowdhury is a special grade classical vocalist at Bangladesh Betar (Rajshahi Centre) and Bangladesh Television. He has released one audio cassette on classical music. He has been teaching music at Shilpashram Lalitkala Academy at Rajshahi. He has established a music institution “Sangeetashram”.
You are cordially invited to attend An Evening of Classical Music by Pandit Amaresh Roy Chowdhury, eminent classical vocalist of Bangladesh, at 6:30 PM on May 30, 2014 at the Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre, House No. 35, Road No. 24, Gulshan-1, Dhaka.
Entry is free (No pass required). No bags will be allowed within the IGCC, Gulshan-1 premises during the concert.