Sri Sringeri Shankar Math at Moti Nagar is organising a Carnatic vocal performance by Devulapalli Sirisha, on 2nd August. The recital will be supported by Shiva on the violin and Srinivas on the mridangam.
Sirisha will be reciting some devotional keertanas, starting with Sri Mahaganapathim in Atthana raagam, followed by Sarasirujasana Priye in Nata raagam, Sumanasa Vandita in Revati raagam, Anandamruthakarshini in Amruthavarshini, Sri Chakra Raja Simhasaneswari in Raagamalika, Bantureeti Koluva in Hamsanadham, Sundari Nee Divya Roopamu in Kalyani, among others.
Devulapally Sirisha is the daughter of Kasibatta Seetarama Sastry, a retired S E Railway employee of Visakhapatnam, and Seetarathnam, a housewife and musician herself. Sirisha learnt music from various gurus in the port city of Vizag, like I V L N Sastry, Jaladakshi, Saraswati Vidhyarthi and Indira Kameshwari. She was also trained in Kuchipudi and Bharatanatyam for five years. Opting for vocal, she continues to sharpen her music under one of the famous Hyderabad Brothers, D Seshachary.
Sirisha has been awarded the Dwaram Venkatasami Memorial Award for standing first in music at Andhra University. She has performed in many towns and cities of repute in India. She currently runs a music academy by the name Prachotan Music Academy in Yellareddyguda, teaching vocal skills to aspiring musicians.
Her 8-year-old son D L Prachotan is a prodigy in Carnatic music, and has entered the Limca Book of Records in the year 2003, for recognising 250 raagas in Carnatic music. His singing talent has been praised by many renowned musicians like Dr Mangalampalli Bala Muralikrishna, Dr S P Balasubrahmaniam and D Seshachari (of the Hyderabad Brothers).
Please contact the venue at 2310-0455 for further details.