Daily News Online
 

Wednesday, 13 January 2010

News Bar

Security: Friend spills the beans ...        Political: People will tell world they are against terrorism ...       Business: Tourism picks up in Jaffna ...        Sports: Sri Lanka-India clash in tri-series final ...

Home

 | SHARE MARKET  | EXCHANGE RATE  | TRADING  | SUPPLEMENTS  | PICTURE GALLERY  | ARCHIVES | 

India's top carnatic music vocalist in Colombo

T.M. Krishna one of India's most leading artists in the world of carnatic music and an icon for undiluted classical music tradition will grace the at the Lionel Wendt Theatre on January 31 at 7 p.m. This unique event is being organized by the Neelan Tiruchelvam Trust, International Centre for Ethnic Studies and Law and Society Trust on the occasion of Dr. Neelan Tiruchelvam's 66th birth anniversary.

T.M. Krishna has been performing from the tender age of 12. Today he is the youngest singer to occupy the top slot in almost every major carnatic music festival in India and abroad. From a very early age he was exposed to the classical arts, especially carnatic classical music. He has traveled widely in India and abroad and won applause from connoisseurs and critics. Krishna has been on tours to South Africa, North America, South-East Asia, Australia and the Middle East numerous times. His rendering has always been differentiated with aesthetics in conception and execution to a great degree.

This top performer has also authored many books to his credit. He authored the first ever Carnatic music appreciation album titled 'Learning to Appreciate Carnatic Music,' in a joint effort with the musicians Vijay Siva and Dr. Sunder Krishna.

He has also written many articles for various publications as well as to his own website regarding art, culture, and socio-political issues. He has students throughout India, North America, Europe and Southeast Asia.

Many of these students compete in top music competitions, and a few are already on the concert platform.

He will be accompanied by Vittal Ramamurthy - violin, Melakaveri K. Balaji - mridangam and B.S. Prushotham - kanjira.

For more details, contact International Centre for Ethnic Studies (ICES). Telephone: 2685085/2679745.

T.M. Krishna has been performing from the tender age of 12. Today he is the youngest singer to occupy the top slot in almost every major carnatic music festival in India and abroad. From a very early age he was exposed to the classical arts, especially carnatic classical music

..................................

<< Artscope Main Page

EMAIL |   PRINTABLE VIEW | FEEDBACK

www.lanka.info
www.news.lk
www.defence.lk
Donate Now | defence.lk
www.apiwenuwenapi.co.uk
LANKAPUVATH - National News Agency of Sri Lanka
www.peaceinsrilanka.org
www.army.lk
Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (TRCSL)

 

Produced by Lake House Copyright 2009 The Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Ltd.

Comments and suggestions to : Web Editor