Music Festival of India – Swarsudha – A Hindustani and Carnatic Music Jugalbandi

Music Festival of India – Swarsudha – A Hindustani and Carnatic Music JugalbandiThis concert is in part sponsered by Texas Instruments, Inc. Saturday, October 26, 2013 7:00:00 PM Venue: Allen Library Civic Auditorium, 300 N. Allen Drive, Allen TX 75013Admission: ICMC Members: Free TI Employees: Buy 1 Get 1 Free General: $30 Student: $20 Neyveli Radhakrishna   Double Violin Indrajit Banerjee   Sitar Rohan Krishnamurthy   Mridangam Subrata Bhattacharya   Tabla         Born in Andhra Pradesh and raised in Neyveli, Radhakrishna began his vocal stream of musical education at the age of eight under Sri C.S. Anandamani and simultaneously trained under Neyveli S.Vimala for violin. Violin virtuoso Sri M.N.Ganesa Pillai took Radhakrishna under his wing for over a decade. Later violin maestro, Sangeetha Kalanidhi Sri M.Chandrasekaran groomed him, honing his concert skills. Radhakrishna holds Master’s Degree in Indian music with distinction. Radhakrishna has teamed up with the cream of Carnatic musicians, notably Dr.N.Ramani, T.V.Gopalakrishnan, T.K.Govindarao, T.N.Seshagopalan, O.S.Thiagarajan, Ravikiran, Kadri Gopalnath, etc. Radhakrishna was privileged to participate in the musical odyssey of Bharat Ratna, legendary Pt Ravi Shankar’s Festival of India II and III across US and Canada, performing in most prestigious halls. Radhakrishna plays the rare, creative and unique ten string, stereoscopicDOUBLE VIOLIN, the only one of its kind in Asia among a handful in the world. His version of “nouveau” DOUBLE VIOLIN is a recent addition to the world of string instruments. Incorporating the range of violin, viola, cello and double bass, it showcases that music transcends the barriers of time and has a unique, universal appeal.Sitarist Indrajit Banerjee is one […]

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