Sruti Presents Vidwan Vijay Siva in an evening of Classical Vocal Music…
Accompanied by Vidwan R.K.Shriramkumar on the Violin and Vidwan J.Vaidyanathan on the Mridangam
Saturday, October 26 2013 – 4.30 PM
West Wike Theater, Agnes Irwin School
275 S. Ithan Avenue,
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
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About Vidwan Vijay Siva – Vocal:
Vijay Siva is one of the foremost vocalists today in Classical Carnatic Music. A child prodigy, at the age of four, he exhibited a rare intuitive capacity to identify ragas.
Vijay Siva had his initial tutelage in Carnatic music from his mother, Akhila Siva, a vocal musician from Chennai. Vijay Siva later became the disciple of the legendary vocalist, Sangita Kalanidhi late Shri D. K. Jayaraman. He later received guidance from the legendary Sangita Kalanidhi late Smt. D. K. Pattammal.
Vijay Siva is also an accomplished percussionist (mridangam), and received his training from Kumbakonam Shri Rajappa Iyer.
Vijay Siva, a recipient of a number of awards and titles has performed in numerous and famed locations all over India and abroad including USA, Canada and Singapore.
About Vidwan R.K.Shriramkumar – Violin:
R. K. Shriramkumar is a leading classical violin artist of India. He belongs to the Rudrapatnam family of musicians; a family with a glorious musical tradition. He is the grandson of the much respected Vidvan Shri. R. K. Venkatarama Shastri. Having had his initial lessons in violin from Vidushi Smt. Savitri Satyamurthy, Shriramkumar was trained by his grandfather. He later received guidance from Vidvan Shri V V Subrahmanyam and also had training in vocal music from Sangita Kalanidhi Shri D K Jayaraman. His skills were further honed through the association and learning he gained by accompanying the doyens of Carnatic Music like Sangita Kalanidhis Shri Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer, Smt M S Subbulakshmi, Smt D K Pattammal, Shri D K Jayaraman, Shri Palghat K V Narayanaswamy, Smt T Brinda and others. A recipient of many awards, Shriramkumar has traveled far and wide on concert tours.
About Vidwan J.Vaidyanathan – Mridangam:
J. Vaidhyanathan hails from a family of great musicians. He is the son of legendary musician Sangita Kalanidhi Shri.D.K.Jayaraman and nephew of Padmavibhushan Sangita Kalanidhi Smt.D.K.Pattammal. He is the disciple of Sangita Kalanidhi Maestro Dr.T.K.Murthy. He has accompanied great stalwarts like Sangita Kalanidhis Smt.M.S.Subbulakshmi, Sri Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer, Smt.D.K. Pattammal and Smt. M.L. Vasanthakumari; Lalgudi Sri G Jayaraman, Sri S Balachandar. JV, as he is affectionately known, has travelled widely in India and abroad.
More details at http://sruti.org/concerts/2013/VijaySiva/VS.asp
From: 16:30 – To: 18:00
Agnes Irwin School – West Wike Theatre, 275 S. Ithan Ave, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010