gala musical “ Divine Melodies” , supported by Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR KOLKATA ) on 13 November,2019 at Satyajit Ray Auditorium (ICCR KOLKATA ), 5 PM onward featuring the Legendary music maestro Grammy Award winner , Padma Bhusan Pt Vishwamohan Bhatt, his son music maestro Pt Salil Bhatt, ace vocalist Panchakobir Gaan fame 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 says, “ 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 it’s best. We all need mental relaxation and divine melodies would serve the purpose for sure. This is why music therapy is getting more popularity globally. I also have some plans for youngsters who are looking for a platform in near future.” versatile singer Ashish Chatterjee wouldalso 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.
Prodyut is one of the most brilliant composers among the present generation of Indian musicians. He has been a global ambassador of Indian music through his sterling Rhythm Express Fusion performances at awe inspiring international venues with celebrated performers the world. RHYTHMEXPRESS is Prodyut Mukherjee’s contribution towards a new form of fusion with depth and soul. Some of the famed compositions of RHYTHMEXPRESS are Journey, Indian Blues, Divine Romance, Express , Moods , Within You and more. RHYTHMEXPRESS has earned accolades from its audiences across the country in its performances on stage Pdt Prodyut Mukherjee recently performed Canada and USA with his Rhythm Express band.