Gifted with a rare taalim of one of the richest musical traditions of India The Kotali Gharana Anirban Chakrabarty plays harmonium to give solo concerts and to assist Khayal and other vocal performances of Hindustani Classical Music.
A rigorous taalim under the doyen of the Kotali Gharana Pt. Manas Chakraborty has created Anirban's artistic consciousness. His initial training has been under his father Shri Amal Chakrabarty.
A First class Masters' degree holder in Music from Rabindra Bharati University, Anirban has to his credit a number of brilliant performances as a harmonium accompanist throughout the country with reputed as well as upcoming musicians with notable participation in Tarapada Music Conference, Anirban Sangeet Sammelan, Sangeet Piyasi, Mahfil, Paramparik-The Tradition, Sur Chhandam, Sahana Baahar, ICCCR, Sangeet Darbar, Raga 2001, ‘Music For Peace’, Sur Sagar Society, Gharoa, Ranchi, Meifil Nagur, Sangeet Sankalp, Chandrapur, Habitat World, New Delhi, Epicentre, Gurgaon, Birth Centenary Celebration of Sangeetacharya Tarapada Chakraborty at Nazrul Manch and Rabindra Sadan, Harballav Music Festival, Jalandhar, West Bengal State Academy Annual Music Conference, Bishnupur Utsav organized by W.B. Tourism, Salt Lake Music Festival, Shantiniketan Society of Visual Arts & Design, Moore Avenue Music Conference, Kolkata; Krintan, Delhi; Dakshini Sangeet Sammelan, Kala Bhavan, Shantiniketan and many others.
In harmoniumAnirban has accompanied musicians of repute like Pandit Manas Chakraborty, Pandit Dinanath Mishra, Pandit Arun Bhaduri, Smt. Kankana Banerjee, Gaan Saraswati Shreela Bandopadhyay, Pandit Madhup Mudgal, Sri. Sarathi Chatterjee, Smt. Ruchira Panda, Sri. Subhasish Mukherjee, Smt. Raka Mukherjee, Sri. Ratan Mohan Sharma and many more
Anirban is a regular artist of several television channels.
Alongside being a good vocalist Anirban is also adept at playing tabla, keyboard and guitar.
His work as an arranger has culminated into several light music albums.
Popular commercial artists like Indrani Sen, Srikanto Acharya, Manomay Bhattacharya, Shampa Kundu, Tarun Chakraborty have sung to albums of Modern Bengali Songs, composed and arranged by Anirban.
Invited by numerous music festivals Anirban has visited the United Kingdom, Canada and United States of America several times to take part as a harmonium accompanist and has earned accolades from music lovers and connoisseurs.