Yasmin Mushtari presents Nazrul Sangeet

Cultural Correspondent | Published: 21:50, Feb 18,2017


Yasmin Mushtari renders a song at Sufia Kamal auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum on Friday.

Eminent singer Yasmin Mushtari moved the houseful audience presenting Nazrul Sangeet with diverse themes and tunes at a solo show held at Sufia Kamal auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum on Friday.
She also rendered some contemporary songs at the show, organised by the museum as part of its monthly music programme.
Yasmin began the show with a sweet Nazrul Sangeet titled ‘Bheshe Ashey Sudur Hote Smritiro Surobhi’. The romantic song presented with perfect voice modulation by the seasoned singer was entertaining.
Welcoming the spring, the singer rendered Nazrul’s famous song glorifying the season of beauty and joy titled ‘Basonto Elo Elo Elo Re’.
As soon as she finished the song, the audience cheered up with a loud round of applause.
Thanks to her skill of incorporating the emotions of the beautiful romantic songs composed by Nazrul, the audience got the real taste of Nazrul Sangeets such as Priyo Amare Debona Bhulite and Gaan Guli Mor.
Yasmin Mushtaralso presented some contemporary songs recorded by her and covered some popular songs in her signature style.
Presentation of her original song Kon Abhiman Janabo Tomay was entertaining. The audience also enjoyed her presentation of the melodious song Tumi Jibone Morane.
The thirst of the audience of enjoying diverse songs instead them to encore the singer to cover a song recorded by the legendary Pakistani singer Mehedi Hasan from whom Yasmin Mushtari took a brief training on music.
But the singer did not entertain the request saying she would not sing any foreign song in the month of February as her expression of gratitude for the martyrs of the language movement, who sacrificed their lives for mother tongue.
The audience was convinced and enjoyed the show till the end.
‘Yasmin Mushtari’s shows are always entertaining and I do not miss her performances,’ Nasrin Siddiqua, a government service holder, said.

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