Date: May 23, 2018
Time: 6 pm onwards
Venue: Chandrasekhar Auditorium, ICTS, Bangalore
Bio of the artists
Amith comes from a family of musicians and has been widely acclaimed as a child prodigy of Karnataka. He is the son and student of flautist Vidwan B.K.Anantharam. He has been performing on stage for the past 21 years and has performed on all prestigious festivals all over India and abroad. Amith is one of the youngest “A” graded artistes of ALL INDIA RADIO and has been featured on the most prestigious National Programme of Music at a very young age of 21 and also the South Zone hook-up concert from Doordarshan. He effortlessly adapts his playing to perform with musicians from different genres of music including Carnatic, Hindustani, Jazz, Fusion etc. which makes him a very sought after flautist in India today.
Bharadwaj R Sathavalli
Bharadwaj R Sathavalli,is a popular Morsing artist from Bangalore.He is a student of Vid.H.S.Sudhindra and Ghatam V Suresh. He has accompanied several stalwarts all over the world including, Dr.M.Balamuralikrishna, Sri.AKC Natarajan,Vid T.N.Sheshagopalan, Vid. T.V.Shankaranarayanan, Vid TM Krishna, Vid. Malladi Brothers, Vid. Ganesh-Kumaresh, Dr.N.Ramani, Vid.R.K.Srikantan, Vid.T.V.Gopalakrishnan, Vid Abhishek Raghuram and several others.He has also accompanied several leading Mridangam artists including Guru Karaikudi R Mani in his elite Talavadya ensemble, Legendary TK Moorthy Sir, Vid.Srimushnam V Raja Rao, Vid Pathri Sathishkumar, Vidwan Bangalore Praveen, Vid. K.V. Prasad and several others. He is also a recipient of several awards including Ananya Yuva Puraskar, CMANA award (Carnatic Music Association of North America) by Percussive Arts Centre Bangalore and is a regular at all premier national festivals. He has to his credit a CD with Morsing as the lead instrument for the first time and it is titled Melo Lamella, and produced by Dan-Moi instruments Germany.An innovator by nature, he has performed with 6 Morsings at once set to a melodic scale and has titled the instrument HexaMorse. He has collaborated with musicians like Sri.Sivamani, Sri.Stephen Devassy, Vid.Mandolin Raj esh, Pt.Rahul Sharma, Pt.Vinayak Torvi and several others of various genres. He is a post graduate in computer science from BITS-Pilani now working with Dell-EMC as a senior software architect.
Anoor Vinod Shyam
Started at the age of 10, under Vid Rudrapatnam Sathyakumar, presently learning under father Vidwan Ganakala Shree Anoor Ananthakrishna Sharma who is a multi talented percussionist. He won second prize for mridangam in All India National level competition 2012 and is also graded artist in All India Radio. He has won many awards such as Ananya Nadajyoti Kalapratibha Puraskar in 2013, Best Mridangam artist award to name a few.
He has performed with stal warts like Sarvasri S. Shankar, Mysore H.K Narasimhamurthy, M.S.Sheela, T.S.Sathyavathy, Nagmani Srinath, Sriram Parashuraman, Pt. Pravin Godkhindi, Ustaad Shujath Khan, Sarod duo Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash to name a few.
He is an active member in many noted music groups.
Mathur R Srinidhi
Mathur R Srinidhi is the Disciple of vid. Sangeetha vidya sagara R.R.Keshavamurthy and Vid.R.N.Tyagarajan Rank in both vocal and violin vidwat exams. Biotechnology m.sc and m.music from madras university. presently persuing research in music at Bangalore university. 'A' grade artist of all india radio and doordarshan. Accompanied stalwarts like Balamuralikrishna, Nedanuri Krishnamurthy, Sudha Raghunathan, T.V.Gopalakrishnan, T.N.Seshagopalan, T.V.Shankaranarayanan, Sikkil sisters, N.Ramani, Mandolin Srinivas, Shashank, Rudrapatnam brothers,Malladi brothers,Trichur Ramachandran,Trichy Shankaran, Palghat Raja Mani ,Srimishnam Rajarao, Tiruvarur Bhaktavatsalam, O.S.Tyagarajan, Unnikrishnan, O.S.Arun, Ranjani Gayatri and other artists. Travelled to USA, Denmark, Swizerland, Norway, France, Qatar for music concerts.