REVIEW FOR ANNAMAYYA PADA SINDHUVU BY G BALAKRISHNA PRASAD
Annamayya Pada Sindhuvu, a concert by Annmayya Nada Sudha Samrat G Balakrishna Prasad, is being held at Thyagaraja Gana Sabha on 26th October. The concert will begin at 6pm.
The event consists of a rendition of rare Annamayya sankeertanas by Garimella Balakrishna Prasad, who will be accompanied by G Anila Kumar (son of G B K Prasad). The evening will be hosted by Venkat Garikapati.
Garimella Balakrishna Prasad (born on 9 November 1948), is a classical devotional singer and composer. He composed tunes for over 600 Annamacharya songs, and has been the Asthana Gayaka of the Tirumala temple, at Tirupati since 1983. He is regarded as a pioneer in rendering devotional music, especially Annamacharya sankeertanas, in the classical style.
GKB has composed tunes for some well-known keertanas, some of which are Vinaro Bhagyamu Vishnukatha, Jagadapu Chanuvula and Pidikedu Thalambralu. He sings in several styles - Carnatic classical, light classical, folk and light music.
Please contact Revathi Ratnaswamy at 2776-6663 for further details.