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Stunningly Innovative
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Stunningly Innovative

September 28, 2019

By Dr. Padmavathi Narasimhan T.M. Krishna is a celebrated star in classical music. On the 13th day of the Heritage Music Festival at 8th Cross, V.V.Mohalla, the street was overflowing with Karnatak music connoisseurs and eager listeners waiting patiently to hear his music. The expectations ran high, as the reasons are many. Some eccentric features…

NarasimhanTreading the Guru’s Path
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NarasimhanTreading the Guru’s Path

September 25, 2019

By Dr. Padmavathi On the 12th day of the Music Festival at 8th Cross, V.V. Mohalla, Saketharaman sang with B.U. Ganesh Prasad on violin, Dr. Umayalpuram K. Sivaraman on mridanga and Guruprasanna on kanjira. Saketharaman is one of the regular artistes who have been performing for this Heritage Music Festival since many years. He is…

Displaying purity in Pathantara
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Displaying purity in Pathantara

September 23, 2019

By Dr. Padmavathi Narasimhan Sandeep Narayan sang under the aegis of SPVGMC Trust on the 11th day of the music series. He was accompanied by the mridanga legend Umayalapuram Sivaraman on mridanga, U. Ganesh Prasad on the violin and Giridhara Udupa on the ghata. Sandeep is endowed with a rich voice timbre and good tonal…

Echoing the Mentor’s Style
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Echoing the Mentor’s Style

September 19, 2019

By Dr. Padmavathi Narasimhan Senior vocalist Sangeetha Kalanidhi T.V. Shankaranarayan performed on Sept.9 at 8th Cross, V.V. Mohalla. He was accompanied on violin by Nagai Sriram, mridanga by Tumkur B. Ravishankar and ghata by Sharat Kaushik. Shankaranarayan’s music is never stale. It is always lively and full of energy, which is transferred to the audience….

Jayanthi-Kumaresh most expressive and adept
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Jayanthi-Kumaresh most expressive and adept

September 18, 2019

By Dr. Padmavathi Narasimhan On Sept.8 at 8th Cross Heritage Music Festival organised by Sri Prasanna Vidya Ganapathi Mandali Charitable (SPVGMC) Trust, couple Jayanthi Kumaresh and Kumaresh gave a duet with Ramana Hari Kumar on mridanga and Guruprasanna on kanjira. On the occasion, Kumaresh was honoured on his receiving the Sangeeta Natak Academy award this…

Rajeev Taranath – the genius
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Rajeev Taranath – the genius

September 16, 2019

Bangalore Brothers display harmony in music By Dr. Padmavathi Narasimhan It is no joke for a musician to be performing at the age of 86. Sarod playing demands a particular posture which is not easy to manage for more than half-an-hour at the most. But this 86 years young gifted musician sits for more than…

Vijay Siva – A traditionalist’s music
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Vijay Siva – A traditionalist’s music

September 13, 2019

By Dr. Padmavathi Narasimhan On the 4th day of the Music Festival at 8th Cross, V.V. Mohalla, Vijay Siva gave a vocal recital with his younger brother Manoj Siva on mridanga, Trivandrum Sampath on violin and G.S. Ramanujam of Mysuru on ghata.  Unstinted devotion to traditionalism, utter conviction, distinct clarity in diction, and a total…

Following the footsteps of the Gurus…
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Following the footsteps of the Gurus…

September 4, 2019

Madhuri Kaushik sang under the aegis of Sri Nadabrahma Sangeetha Sabha, Mysuru, on Aug.12. She was accompanied on violin by Vaibhav Ramani, on mridanga by B.S. Prashanth and on ghata by Vikram Bharadwaj. Madhuri has learnt music from great gurus like Sukanya Prabhakar, who was present on the occasion and Ranjani and Gayatri. Her stage…

Heritage Music Festival in city from Sept.2 to 14
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Heritage Music Festival in city from Sept.2 to 14

September 1, 2019

By Dr. Padmavathi Narasimhan Mysuru, the cultural capital of Karnataka is resonant with the music of great maestros. Sri Prasanna Vidya Ganapathi Mandali Charitable (SPVGMC) Trust has been playing a crucial role in preserving the continuity of this resonance. It is shouldering the responsibility of keeping classical music alive with all its grandeur. It has…

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