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Geeta Madhuri with Kuchipudi and Sita Rama Sastry with Carnatic tunes are bringing the curtain down in style at Shilparamam today for the cultural celebrations accompanying the sari festival. While Geeta's program is previewed separately, Sastry's vocal recital for the evening will be accompanied by a troupe, with N C Anantha Krishna on the violin, P Ramadas on the mridangam and Ch Leelavati on the tambura sruthi. He will be presenting a collection of 6 classical kritis, which are as follows:
Siddhi Vinayakam, a Muthu Swamy Dikshitar composition, in Shanmukha Ragam And Adi Talam
Endaro Mahaanubhavulu, a Thyagaraja Keertana, in Sri Ragam and Rupaka Talam
Alarulu Kuriyaga, an Annamacharya Keertana, in Shankarabharana Ragam and Adi Talam
Madhava Mamara, a Narayana Theertha Tarangam, in Nilambari Ragam and Adi Talam
Bantireethi Koluva, a Thyagaraja Keertana, in Hamsanadha Ragam and Adi Talam
Nagumomu Galavani, a Thyagaraja Keerthana, in Madhyamavathi Ragam and Adi Talam
Sita Rama Sastry initially learned music from his father Dakshina Murthy, and later from Challapally Krishna Murthy, a staff artist at AIR, Vijayawada. He holds a Diploma in music from Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, and is a B-Grade AIR casual artiste in devotional music, at Vijayawada.
He has given performances all over Andhra Pradesh. He is a retired Employment Officer at the Andhra University, and now undertakes home tuitions in music for housewives, children and anyone else interested in learning music.
Please contact venue at 2310-0455 for further details.