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Biography and Musical Background of Supriyo Dutta

SUPRIYO DUTTA , is a distinguished performer in Hindustani Vocal Classical music and has performed extensively in India as well as in the United States of America, Australia, Germany, France, Italy , Switzerland , Srilanka ,etc..
He is trained under some of the finest and legendary icons of Indian classical music namely Padmasree & Sangeet Natak Academy Ratna awardee Pandit Vijay Kichlu , Pandit Ramkrishna Basu , Vidushi Subhra Guha and many more.

He was a National Scholar under Ministry of Culture as a student and also a recipient of the Gold Medal from the Governor for securing the topmost position in Music at the Masters Level of university. Other than all these Supriyo has won many prestigious awards in his musical journey so far and also an empaneled artist of the All India Radio and ICCR ( Indian Council for Cultural Relations )

Few of his performances across the globe includes Woodford festival in Australia, Filarmonica Romana ; North American Bengali Conference, Concerts for Deutsch-lndische Gesellschaft ( DIG ) Germany , Concert tour for Alliance Francaise, India International Centre  - New Delhi, Horizon Series concerts for ICCR , Holi Sangeet Utsav at NZCC - Patiala , West Bengal State Music Academy's Annual festival at Kolkata , Festival dell’ Oriente – Rome , Diwali Festival at auditorium Parco della

Musica – Rome ,  Conservatorio di Musica “guiseppe verde” – Torino ( Italy ) , Museo di Arte Orientale ( MAO ) , National Youth festival – Gwalior, National Integration camp – Kerala. He has many Cds and digital releases to his credits including “Raga Reminiscence” from India , “Passionate voice” and a couple of more Cds on fusion with jazz released in Europe last year.

Supriyo is an active and eloquent crusader of music and regularly holds highly commended training classes and workshops for both in India and abroad in schools and university levels as well. He spent seven years teaching music in a reputed Higher Secondary School in India .

He conducted Conference on Indian classical music ( brief history , basics of raga – the melodic part and tala – the rhythmic part,  composition , lyrics and its philosophical aspects ) at important places like Swami Gitananda Ashram with students of Universita Degli Studi di Torino at Altare , Fondazione Universita Della Terza eta Milano Duomo , Musicology Department of Universita Degli Studi di Milano , Conservatorio di Musica – Milano , Festival dell’ Orient – Rome , Organico Scena Artistica (OSA) – Locarno ( Switzerland ), Woodford Festival – Australia.

Further he also holds regular workshops and classes in various parts of the world on voice training and breathing exercises. Instrumentalists of various genre beside vocalists also joins his workshops and classes on comparative study of basics of Occidental music and Indian classical music which includes as raga – the melodic part and tala – the rhythmic part ) . Beautiful lyrical and instrumental compositions of ragas relating to the science of aesthetic are also a part of his lessons.

His proficiency includes KHAYAL , TARANA which are traditional pure classical form ; THUMRI , DADRA which are which are traditional semi classical form and BHAJAN & SUFI are devotional songs. All these are important subjects of North Indian Classical vocal music. He also composes and performs in collaboration with various World music               ( Fusion ).

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