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Chiranjeeb Chakraborty


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Chiranjeeb Chakraborty

Chiranjeeb Chakraborty is one of the top ranking vocalists of Indian classical music in Europe, masterfully mixing the very rare combination of virtuosity with classical purity. 

From a tender age, Chiranjeeb has received musical guidance from the acclaimed veteran musician Late Pandit Nidan Bandhu Banerjee of Rampur and Gwalior Gharanas. He did his Masters in Khayal from Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata. From 1993 onwards, he has been associated with the ITC Sangeet Research Academy, as a student under the eminent vocalist Pandit Arun Bhaduri. From 1997 to 2001 he remained attached as a teacher with Shrutinandan, a musical institution of Kolkata founded by Pandit Ajoy Chakrabarty. He has also received guidance and talim from Pandit Ajoy Chakrabarty. He has also learnt Carnatic vocal music from maestro Padma Vibhushan Late Dr. M. Balamuralikrishna. 

Chiranjeeb's blending of the styles of Rampur, Gwalior and Patiala/Kasur Gharanas has particularly been appreciated by the music circles in India and abroad. As a vocalist, he has performed at many major music festivals throughout India and abroad. He is currently living in London where he successfully composes and directs music for many musical projects in both Europe and India. He has worked with Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan (London) as a lecturer for the B. Mus. Degree course under the auspices of Trinity College of London. He is currently a guest faculty at the Rotterdam Conservatoire (Codarts), Netherland for Indian Music.

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Thumri

A common style of light classical music that is romantic and devotional in nature, usually revolving around a girl's love for Krishna.


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