Vishwamohan Bhatt to perform with son Salil Bhatt and percussionist Prodyut Mukherjee at ICCR Kolkata
Kolkata/IBNS: Percussionist Pt. Prodyut Mukherjee and Kalayani Roy Memorial Trust are presenting a gala musical “ Divine Melodies” at the ICCR on Nov 13 featuring Pt. Vishwamohan Bhatt.
Supported by Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR KOLKATA ) the event at the Satyajit Ray Auditorium would be held 5 PM onwards featuring music maestro and Grammy Award winner Pt Vishwamohan Bhatt, his son Pt Salil Bhatt, ace vocalist Riddhi Bandyopadhyay and Pt Prodyut Mukherjee with his fusion band Rhythm Express.
The musical will be revolving around some timeless melodies including songs of Tagore, Atulprasad, Dwijendralal Ray while Pt Vishwamohan Bhatt and Pt Salil Bhatt would perform some of their own creations besides Indian ragas. The entire soundscape for the concert has been conceived by Pt Prodyut Mukherjee.
Mukherjee said: “We consider that music is the best medium to reach god. It has a unique power to unite all. So in this particular concert we are celebrating soulful music, melodies at its best."
"We all need mental relaxation and divine melodies would serve the purpose for sure. This is why music therapy is getting more popular globally. I also have some plans for youngsters who are looking for a platform in near future.”
Singer Ashish Chatterjee would also perform some of his own songs.
Pandit Vishwamohan Bhatt and Pt Prodyut Mukherjee share a long musical association. They have worked on the GIMA award winning musical venture like Rhythm Express ( Moods ). Then they teamed up for Rhythm Express- Music For Dance in which Odisi exponent Guru Dona Ganguly lent her voice for a few bol taans.