Kaushiki Chakraborty Live in Melbourne
- Manmohini Events
- Alexander Theatre
The Ian Potter Centre for Performing Arts
$65 - $129
Manmohini Events is delighted to present The PRIDE of India and the BBC Award Winner Ms. Kaushiki Chakraborty in Melbourne.
Kaushiki Chakraborty is a RENOWNED Indian classical vocalist and the daughter of Ajoy Chakraborty. She is from a well known musical family of Calcutta.
Groomed at Sangeet Research Academy where her father was teacher, her singing repertoire covers Khayals and Thumris, which in Hindustani music are ‘semi-classical’ or ‘light classical’ styles.
She has been recipient of many national and international awards such as the BBC award in 2005, and has performed with elan at many national and international festivals and conferences.
She belongs to the Patiala Gharana. She has held performances with her husband Parthasarathi Desikan in the United States. Chakraborty has participated in many major concerts.
Apart from rendering Khyals in her performances she has also occasionally adopted contemporary form of Indian pop music. She performed at the Dover Lane Music Conference from the age of 20 and continued participating for the next 5 years.
In her recitals she presents a mature and often with rhythmical swing succeeded by unrestrained taans in three and-a-half octaves.