Vignana Samithi is organizing a Carnatic vocal concert by D Vardhani on 28th June, at Anand Nagar Community Hall, Khairatabad. She will be accompanied by O Rajashekhar on the violin and Kaka Srinivas Rao on the mridangam.
Vardhani is a senior disciple of P V Seshayya Sastry in Vizianagaram, and learnt under him in the gurukula system for 16 years. She was her guru's most beloved disciple, and was appreciated by him for her utter devotion. She has done M A in Music from Andhra University, Visakhapatnam.
Vardhini is known for her sweet and clear rendition of the kritis. She has performed at various important cities like Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, Chennai, Bangalore, Delhi and Hyderabad. She has been conferred upon many titles, such as Gaana Kokila and Madhura Kokila.
Vignana Samithi, which is in its 31st year of existence, tries to propagate and spread music by organising music concerts every month. It provides a platform for upcoming artistes by giving opportunities, and at the same time gets senior artistes to perform and conduct workshops. Many senior artistes have performed for the organisation, such as Dr. Balamurali Krishna, the Malladi Brothers, the Hyderabad Brothers and Sankaranarayanan.
Please contact Suri Venkateswarlu, Secretary of Vignana Samithi, at 2339-8743/2330-4253 for further details.