Kalasagaram, as part of its monthly program of classical music, is organising a chamber music program - a Carnatic vocal duet by Madhumitha & Sushmitha - on 6th October, at the Kalasagaram Hall, Krishnapuri Colony, West Marredpally. The vocal duet will be supported by B Pavan Singh on the violin and P Vidyasagar on the mridangam.
Madhumitha & Sushmitha are 19-year-old twins, studying B A final year at the Kasturba College, Secunderabad. They are both disciples of violinist Dwaram Poosarla Manorama, the grand-daughter of violin maestro late Dwaram Venkatasami Naidu.
They have completed the 6-year diploma in Carnatic vocal from the Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University, Hyderabad, with distinction, in June 2006. Madhumitha is also a recipient of the CCRT scholarship for advanced training, for 2007-2009. They were selected in June 2007 as Yuvavani artistes of All-India Radio. They have performed at various sabhas and venues for the last two years, in Hyderabad.
Kalasagaram is a South-Indian cultural association situated in East Nehru Nagar of East Marredpally, and has been organising Carnatic music concerts for more than 35 years. The concerts are usually held in the Keyes High School campus at the open-air theater. The singers are generally from outside Hyderabad, usually amateurs and upcoming artistes, and quite competent. Kalasagaram also occasionally stages South-Indian classical dances and Tamil plays.
Please contact Rajagopalan of Kalasagaram at 2773-1775 for further details.