International artists celebrate Rabindranath with his compositions
Jamshedpur, August 9: Vishwa Kobi Rabindranath Tagore previously remarked: “Death should be celebrated as a memory and not as a mourning”, and regarding The Bard, artists from around the world participated in an online program via a digital first on YouTube on the occasion of its 80e anniversary of death designated as Baishe Srabon which was August 8.
The event titled “Shruti Modhur” was an exhilarating capsule of songs and recitations by Tagore with instrumental music adding to the sparkle of the extraordinary presentations Swaranjali from Delhi and Pracheen Kala Kendra from Chandigarh. The whole concept and presentation was by Subrata De who summed up Rabindranath well when he said: “Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore is an institution in itself. Our lives and our philosophy have often found relevance in his compositions which vary and touch almost every nuance of human emotions. “Baishe Srabon” is a very dear day to the hearts of all Bengalis. On August 8, 2021, the 80th anniversary of the death of Tagore (“Baishe Srabon”) is no exception. Bengalis and Indians around the world offer their prayers to Kobiguru through his compositions. “
Among the brilliants who set the color and tone of Rabindranath Tagore’s creative work were two pillars of Jamshedpur, singers Anjan Roy and Bhutnath De who reaffirmed why they are both considered masters in their art by connoisseurs and music lovers in general. Antara Das delighted the audience with her recitation of the poet’s evergreen composition, ‘Banshiwala’ (the flautist). Other Rabindra Sangeet representatives who participated in this international Rabindranath tribute event include Saswati Saha from Mumbai on Sitar, Lalita Sharma from Chennai, Soma Ray, a faculty from Shantiniketan, Ranitendranath Tagore from Bangalore who considers Tagore to be her friend. Eternal, Lily Mukherjee from Ranchi, Kakoli Mukherjee from Sydney, Sonali Nath from Bhopal on Hawaiian guitar accompanied by her son Abhishek, Anjana Nath from Kolkata, Anjali Chowdhury from USA, Arundhati Majumdar from Bangalore, Dr. Soma Sengu Islama from Delhi, Ananyaanya from Sydney, Sama Akbar from the USA, Kumkum Ganguly from Sydney and Arpan Bose from Kolkata on violin. Shilpa Mitra of Pracheen Kala Kendra provided details on the “Shruti Modhur” online program.