And if this event is what is making you look forward to this Saturday night, you truly have a happy life ahead of you.
Shilparamam, as part of its weekly program of classical music, is organising a Carnatic vocal recital by Balarama Sastry, on 18th November. Sastry, along with S V Ramana Murthy on the violin and S Hanumantha Rao on the mridangam, will start the evening with the traditional recital of Vathapi Ganapathim in Hamsadhwani raagam, followed by:
Samaja Varagamana in Hindola raagam
Brochevarevarura in Khamas raagam
Marugelava O Raghava in Jayanthisri raagam
Nagumomu Ghanaleni in Abheri raagam
Tibare Ramarasam in Aghiri Bhairavi raagam
Kondalalo Nelakunna in Hindola raagam
Nadahare Jagannatha Hare in Charukesari raagam, and finally
Adivo Alladivo in Madhyamavathi raagam
Balarama Sastry is a retired headmaster of the Government High School in Tadepalligudem, and learnt music from Tirupati Ponna Rao. He is a B-grade artiste of the All India Radio, Vijayawada, in both Carnatic and light music. He have given performances in various gana sabhas and cities of South India, and in Kolkata, Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack and Chennai.
He is a talented vocalist, having received innumerous awards and titles, like Swarachatura, Nada Gaanarnava, Sangeeta Sekhara and Sangeeta Vidhwanmani from Sri Thyagaraya Gana Sabhas in Hyderabad, Pallakollu, Saripella and Eluru respectively.
Please contact the venue at 2310-0455 for further details.