Shilparamam is presenting a Carnatic vocal recital by Dhulipala Srinivasa Sastry, on 22nd October. With Srinivas himself on the violin, S Bikshapati on the tabla and M Nagendra on the keyboard, Srinivas will be reciting a couple of Annamacharya keertanas, Jayadeva ashtapadis, and other devotional numbers such as Tandanana Ahi, Adivo Alladivo, Jagadapu Janavula Jajara, Chandana Charchita Neela Kalebara, Bho Shambo and Lali Shiva Kameshwari. Srinivas' disciples Sunitha, Lavanya, Srivani, Moulika, Venkataramaiah, Vasavi and Ragasudha are the other vocalists providing vocal support.
Dhulipala Srinivasa Sastry is the grandson of late actor Dhulipala Seetarama Sastry, better known for his role as Shakuni, and the son of Siva Ramakrishna Sarma, a violinist and an A-grade artiste of the AIR. Srinivas is a full-time violinist, and accompanies vocalists and dancers during concerts around the state and the country. He learnt the violin initially from his father, and thereafter from N C Krishnamacharyulu and Palaparti Nageshwar Rao. He has done a double diploma in the violin, from the Andhra University and the Telugu University.
Currently, he works at Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Limited in Miryalguda, and also runs a music school at his home. At the school, he teaches violin, vocals, keyboards, veena and guitar. He has performed at various places like Bhopal, Chennai and Koraput, and is the annual performing artiste at various temples in Bhadrachalam, Yadagirigutta and Dharmapuri. He is also very fluent in the Vedas, and performs Hindu marriages.
Please contact the venue at 2310-0455 or Dhulipala Srinivasa Sastry at 93946-21699 for further details.