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Pandit Sugato Bhaduri

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Pandit Sugato Bhaduri

Profile

Sugato, one of the most sought after Mandolinist in India today, was initiated into the field of music at a very tender age. While he was a school going boy started learning vocal music from his uncle and emerged out as a child artist performing on A.I.R.

During his college days, he turned on to instrumental music and has taken the basic lessons of western music for this western instrument-MANDOLIN. After graduation in science, he devoted himself in Hindustani Classical Music & over a period of 17 years he has learnt under the active supervision of renowned sarodiya Pt T. N. Majumder. He was also privileged to join the workshops conducted by Ustad Ali Akbar Khan, the legendary figure in Indian music.

In the year 2001, this young torch-bearer of Maihar-Seni Gharana has been awarded the prestigious SURMANI title by Sur-Singar Samsad (mumbai). In 2012, he has been awarded the prestigious GANDHARVA RATNA title by Sangeet Samraat Ustad Alladiya khan memorial,kolhapur,Maharashtra.

The salient feature of his music, speaks of his rare caliber of blending the Gayaki-ang with Tantrakari in an aesthetically rich manner.His crystal clear variegated ekhara taans and rhythmic intricacy is worthy to note. Profound emotionalism, vast intellectual approach towards the raga and sound technique are the basic components of his music.

Deep resonant tone of his instrument, evoking shades of Veena, Rabab, Sarod and Sitar has helped his music to tap the earliest sources of indian Classical Music and bring it forth with a new sound.

Since 2005 Sugato has toured extensively in Europe (U.K, Germany, Italy, Denmark, Sweden, Belgium, Netherlands, France, Switzerland, Spain, Portugal, Austria & Croatia) & performed in various prestigious international music festivals & concerts.

In May 2006 Sugato has performed in ‘EUROFESTIVAL ZUPFMUSIK, Bamberg, Germany as ever Indian artist. In june 2006 & may 2007,2009 & 2012 he has also performed in POUSSIERE DU MONDE FESTIVAL, Geneva, Switzerland.

In October 2014 Sugato has represented India in International Silk Road Music Festival, Yerevan, Armenia.

Sugato has already performed in almost all the premium music festivals all over India.He has performed in: Lucknow Mahotsav, Bodh Mahotsav, Nishagandhi Festival,Kalidas Samaroh, Hornbill Festival, SaMaPa Festival, Hanuman Jayati Mahotsav, Samudra Festival, JTPAC Concert, Chandigarh Heritage Festival, Ustad Amir Khan Sangeet Samaroh,Sacred River Music Festival, Jhansi Mahotsav, Narmada Mahotsav, Ellora Festival, Dharani Kalotsav, Dhwani Music Festival, Malabar Mahotsav, Samraat Sangeet Sammelan,Shadaj Music Concert, Shekhawati Festival, Kalaghoda Arts Festival, Sholapur Mahotsav,Surana Festival, Dr.Vasant Rao Deshpande Sangeet Samaroh, Mysore Dasara Festival, Rose Festival,Kameshwari Festival, Kalidas Festival, Hampi Festival, Qutub Festival, Chakradhar Samaroh, Island Tourism Festival,Kurukshetra Festival,Bundi Utsav,Rajgir Mahotsav,Maharana Kumbha Sangeet Samaroh, Raja Rani Music Conference, Baba Harballabh Sangeet Sammelan, Sri Sankat Mochan Sangeet Sammelan, India Habitat Centre, India International Centre, Durlabh Vadya Vinod Sangeet Sammelan e.t.c.

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Performances & Awards

HONOUR / AWARD / TITLES RECEIVED

  • GANDHARVA RATNA AWARD , USTAD ALLADIYA KHAN MEMORIAL TRUST ,KOLHAPUR, MAHARASTRA 2012
  • BEST MANDOLIN SOLOIST AWARD, EUROFESTIVAL ZUPFMUSIK, GERMANY 2006
  • SURMANI TITLE,, SUR SINGAR SAMSAD (MUMBAI),2001

SOME PRESTIGIOUS PERFORMANCES

  • USTAD ALAUDDIN KHAN SANGEET SAMAROH, MAIHAR, M.P, 2017
  • MYSORE DASARA FESTIVAL, MYSORE, KARNATAKA 2016
  • HAMPI FESTIVAL, HOSPET, KARNATAKA 2016
  • LUCKNOW MAHOTSAV, LUCKNOW,U.P,2016
  • BODH MAHOTSAV,GAYA, BIHAR,2016
  • NISHAGANDHI FESTIVAL, TRIVANDRUM, KERALA2016
  • SAMRAAT SANGEET SAMMELAN, PONDA, GOA, 2015
  • KALIDAS SAMAROH, UJJAIN, M.P 2015
  • KALIDAS SAMAROH, NAGPUR, MAHARASTRA 2015
  • DURLABH VADYA PRASANG SANGEET SAMMELAN, BHOPAL, M.P, 2015
  • HORNBILL FESTIVAL, RAJBHAVAN CONCERT, KOHIMA,2014
  • SAMAPA FESTIVAL, DELHI, 2014
  • HANUMAN JAYANTI MAHOTSAV, MAHUVA, GUJRAT,2014
  • SAMUDRA ARTS FESTIVAL,TRIVANDRUM,KERALA,2013
  • JTPAC CONCERT, KOCHI, KERALA, 2013
  • CHADIGARH HERITAGE FESTIVAL ,CHANDIGARH, HARYANA, 2013
  • USTAD AMIR KHAN SANGEET SAMAROH, INDORE, M.P, 2013
  • SACRED RIVER MUSIC FESTIVAL ,MAHESHWAR , M.P,2013
  • JHANSI MAHOTSAV, JHANSI,U.P, 2012
  • NARMADA MAHOTSAV, JABALPUR,M.P,2012
  • ELLORA FESTIVAL , AURANGABAD, MAHARASHTRA,2012
  • DHARANI KALOTSAV, KOCHI, KERALA,2011
  • DHWANI MUSIC FESTIVAL,BANGALORE,2011
  • MALABAR MAHOTSAVAM, KOZHIKODE , KERALA, 2011
  • SHADAJ MUSIC CONCERT, DELHI 2010
  • SHEKHAWATI FESTIVAL, NAWALGARH, RAJASTHAN, 2010
  • KALAGHODA ARTS FESTIVAL, MUMBAI, 2010
  • SOLAPUR MAHOTSAV, SOLAPUR, MAHARASTRA,2010
  • SURANA MUSIC FESTIVAL, JAIPUR, RAJASTHAN,2009
  • Dr.VASANTRAO DESHPANDE SANGEET SAMAROH, NAGPUR, MAHARASTRA, 2009
  • ROSE FESTIVAL, CHANDIGARH, HARIYANA 2008
  • KAMESHWARI FESTIVAL, GUWAHATI, ASSAM 2008
  • QUTUB FESTIVAL, DELHI 2007
  • CHAKRADHAR SAMAROH, RAIGARH, CHATTISGARH, 2007
  • ISLAND TOURISM FESTIVAL, PORTBLAIR, ANDAMAN, 2007
  • KURUKSHETRA FESTIVAL, KURUKSHETRA, HARYANA, 2006
  • BUNDI UTSAV, BUNDI, RAJASTHAN, 2006
  • RAJGIR MAHOTSAV, RAJGIR, BIHAR, 2006
  • MAHARANA KUMBHA SANGEET SAMAROH, UDAIPUR, RAJASTHAN, 2006
  • RAJA RANI MUSIC FESTIVAL, BHUBANESWAR, ORISSA, 2006
  • BABA HARBALLABH SANGEET SAMMELAN, JALANDHAR, PUNJAB, 2005
  • HCL CONCERT AT INDIA HABITAT CENTRE, DELHI, 2005
  • INDIA INTERNATIONAL CENTRE , DELHI,2005
  • SAPTAK MUSIC FESTIVAL, AHMEDABAD, GUJRAT, 2005
  • SRI SANKAT MOCHAN SANGEET SAMMELAN, VARANASI, U.P, 2004

CONTACT

GD-257, SECTOR-III, SALT LAKE CITY
KOLKATA-700106, INDIA

Phone: 0091-33-23376643

Email: mandolinsugato@rediffmail.com, contact@sugatobhaduri.com

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