Young Tabla Player Sri Prangopal Bandopadhyay is the Son & Desciple of the Legendary Tabla Maestro Pandit Anandagopal Bandopadhyay of Benaras Gharana. He was born and brought up within the walks of rhythm. He has started his initial training from his illustrious father, at the tender age of four and continued his talim till today. He has every quality to establish himself as a very promising classical tabla player in the 21st century.
He is a First-class in MA (music) from Rabindra Bharati University. in the year of 2002 he has received two prestigious award, in the month of February he has got the National Scholarship in Tabla and also in December he has been awarded the second prize in the all India radio Music Competition in Tabla, and he was also awarded Pandit Nikhil Ghosh Memorial Promising Artist Award from Mumbai in the month of January 2003.
Prangopal has already earned appreciation from many music lovers as well as reputed musicians for his brilliant solo performances with his father and also on his own. He has also performed in many prestigious music conferences such as-Radhika Mohan Moitra Music Foundation, Saptasur,Swarganga,Sangeet Piyasi,Jhulan bari,Pre Doverlane,Rajya Sangeet Academy,Ghorowa(rachi) and many more. He has a bright and promising future ahead. within a short period he has already gained appreciation for his auspicious accompaniment with some of the elegant music personalities such as-Pt V.G.Jog,Pt A.Kanan,Pt Manilal Nag,Pt V.K.Kichlu,Vidushi Smt.Girija Devi,Smt Subhra Guha, shri Rupak kulkarni,Smt Purnima Chowdhury,Pt Ullhas Kashalkar,.and many others.
He was also attached with ITC Sangeet Research Academy as a tabla musician from the year 2006 to 2011. He is now a regular B-HIGH artist of All India Radio & Doordarshan.
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