The Majolly Music Trust hosts a concert with two young and diverse musicians
Pianist Amlan Jyoti Sen from Kolkata and singer Trina Dutt from Bengaluru perform live
NEECIA Majolly, the director of the Majolly Music Trust, is known for spotting and giving a platform to up-and-coming musicians. Their Young Performer Concert Series in association with Theme & Kawai Pianos hosts two budding artistes this week — pianist Amlan Jyoti Sen from Kolkata and singer Trina Dutt from Bengaluru, both with varied styles of music.
Amlan is a Western classical musician who started training when he was all of 10. He performs with his band The Vintage Ensemble in Kolkata. “I will play a varied programme from the classical repertoire, ranging from the Baroque to the late romantic periods. I will play pieces such as the Prelude and Fugue in D Minor, BWV 851, Beethoven’s Pathetique Sonata, Chopin’s Nocturne in B Flat minor (opus 9 no. 1) and Tchaikovsky’s Dumka (op. 59),” he says. He had met the director of the trust, Neecia Majolly, in Kolkata, seven years ago and that’s how his association with the programme began. “I plan to study composition starting from the late classical Beethoven’s era to Debussy’s impressionism and from there on, I hope to find my own voice,” he reveals.
Trina, on the other hand, started her training with Hindustani classical music, but takes her inspiration from musicians such as Adele, Bruno Mars and Madboy/Mink. “I will perform seven songs, covering artistes such as Robbie Williams, Duffy and Ella Fitz-gerald,” she says. Trina has previously performed in the Andrew Lloyd Webber licensed youth production of Cats in 2014 in the city.
All proceeds from the gig go towards the Trust’s pension fund for aged and infirm musicians.
Rs. 200. July 15, 5.30 pm at Theme Piano World, Indira Nagar