About Riddhi Bandyopadhyay

Riddhi Bandyopadhyay

Riddhi Bandyopadhyay also popularly known as "Pancha Kabir Kannya" among the Bengali music lover's community in India, Bangladesh and abroad, pioneered the concept of "Pancho Kabir Gaan'' encompassing the compositions and songs of Rabindra Nath, Dwijendra Lal, Rajani Kanto, Atul Prasad and Kazi Nazrul. She has recently been awarded "Tumi Annanya 2019" an all India National level award and performed as the anchor solo vocalist at the prestigious Ananda Puroshkar in 2019. Performed as playback singer in numerous Bengali films and Bengali serials. She has trained under the tutelage of Smt. Maya Sen, Dr. Sailen Das, Smt. Bani Thakur,Smt. Manju Gupta, Smt. Krishna Chattopadhyay, Sri Sushil Chattopadhyay, Sri Chandi Das Maal, Sri Debi Ranjan Bandyopadhyay (Bishnupur Gharana), Dr. Devajit Bandyopadhyay, Pandit Ajoy Chakraborty and Sri Naren Mukhopadhyay.


Recognitions:

She was the recipient of numerous prestigious awards including Junior Fellowship Award on Pancho Kabir Gaan by Ministry of Culture, Government of lndia and Scholarship Award of Rajya Sangeet Academy, Government of West Bengal. Riddhi has performed at numerous National and International level forums which include Rango mahotsav at National School of Drama (2013 & 2015) presenting Songstress and Songs of Swami Vivekananda, NABC2013 (Toronto), NABC2015 (Houston), NABC2017 (Silicon Valley), NABC2019 (Baltimore), NABC2021 (Global) and the Nazrul Convention at Annandale, VA(NANCY 2018), Sangeet Natak Academy in Kerala performing the Shakespeare festival in 2010, Riddhi's solo in 2018 celebrating 20 years of music career, London Sharad Utsav (ABP Ananda), Pancho Kabir Gaan organized by Bangladesh National Museum. She is a faculty at Dover Lane Music Conference and an examiner in the Department of Musicology, Rabindra Bharati University. Riddhi has conducted Lectures (with Demonstrations) at Auburn University, Auburn Alabama; Kolkata University; Presidency University; Jadavpur University; Rabindra Bharati University; Burdwan University; Paschim Banga Bangla Academy, Kolkata; Paschim Banga Rajya Sangeet Academy, Kolkata; Paschim Banga Natya Academy, Kolkata; Sahitya Academy, Kolkata; International Theatre Institute, Dhaka.

Courses

Panchakobir Gaan:

Rabindranath Tagore

Dwijendralal Ray

Rajanikanta Sen

Atul Prasad Sen

Kazi Nazrul Islam

Puratani Bangla Gaan:

Nidhu Babur Tappa

Kirtan

Bengali Theatre Songs (West Bengal and East Bengal)

Chotoder jonne ebong Kishor der jonne chorar gaan

Voice Training for Beginners

Mode of Class : Online

Number of Class: 2/3 days per month

Class duration : 1 hour

Gallery

Videos

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Faculty

Indrani Basu

Indrani Basu has completed her education in music. She was trained under the guidance and supervision of Smt. Gouri and Smt. Gayatri Ghosh for 6 years on classical music and folk, Smt. Sumitra Sen for 12 years on Rabindra Sangeet and Smt. Riddhi Bandhapadhyay for 4 years on Panchakabi songs. She is a performer on television shows on Doordarshan, Akash Aath and Orange Bangla.

Indrani Basu

Mousumi Das

Mousumi Das has completed her education in music. She has a varied experience in performance as an artist on All India Radio (2016), DD Bangla (2015) and others. She has acquired a place for herself atl Sangeet Visharad (2000-2001), Prachin Kala Kendra Rabindra Sangeet, Sangeet Visharad 1999-2000 Prachin Kala Kendra Khayal and Jugal Srimal Scholarship. She has been trained and guided by Shri Bimal Mitra, Shri Budhhadev Sengupta, Vidushi Subhra Guha and Smt Ridhhi Bandopadhyay.

Mousumi Das

Pinaki Biswas

Pinaki Biswas has completed B.A. (Hons) in Bengali and 3 years diploma in Tabla under Nikhil Bharat Sangeet Parishad. He learned under Krishna Das for 5 Years. Learned under Pt. Mallar Ghosh for 5 years and learned under Dipankar Acharya for 3 years. He has played Tabla Lahara in GD Birla Sabhaghar in a programme of Music HI MANTRA.51. He has performed in Folk Fiesta at Ahmedabad, ICCR Delhi : With Bangla Natok Dot Com, Mumbai: Presidency College Alumni Association, Delhi: Sangeet Natok Academy and Bengal: Sangeet Mela Since 2008. He has honourably participated in many TV shows such as Kolkata TV: Good Morning Kolkata, Pujor Baithaki Adda (2011 – 2019), Rang Barshe. Recording Programme, Dipawalir Adda (LIVE), Akash Aat: Good Morning Akash, Tara Music : Aaj Sakaler Aamontrone, R Plus: Good Morning Bangla, Doordarshan: Sakal Sakal, Moncho Geeti. He has shared the stage with many popular faces like Anup Jalota, Purna Das Baul. Nirmala Mishra, Banasree Sengupta, Adhir Bagchi, Dr. Debajit Bandyopadhyay, Riddhi Bandyopadhyay, Pravati Mukhopadhyay, Sutapa Bhattcharjee, Ramanuj Dasgupta, Madhurima Dutta Chowdhury,Pallab Ghosh, Saikat Mitra, Shrikanta Acharya, Mura Lala an eminent singer of Rajasthani Folk Song and more artist.

Pinaki Biswas