When she's not teaching, Subbalakshmi's learning. And the best of both come out when she's performing. Catch her live at Shilparamam tonite!
Shilparamam, as part of its weekly program of classical music, is organising a Carnatic vocal concert of devotional kritis by T Subbalakshmi, this Saturday. She will be supported by S Nageshwara Rao on the mridangam, T Uma Shankar on the violin and Dattatreya on the flute.
Subbalakshmi will start the recital with Vani Veenapani in Revathi ragam - a kriti on Lord Saraswati - followed by a Panchakshari on Lord Shiva, Nagendra Haaraya Trilochanaya, in Ahiri Bhairavi ragam; an Annamacharya keertana, Melukonave Srilakshmi Melukove, in Tillang ragam; a devotional song on the Mother Goddess Durga, Ninne Nammithini Nikhila Jagat Janani, in Bhageshwari ragam; and a couple of Ramadasa and Thyagaraja kritis and ashtapadis.
Tadepally Subbalakshmi is a lecturer at Sri Thyagaraja Government College of Music, Ramkote. She did her diploma in violin from Vijayawada Music College in the year 1968, and earned a Gurukulam certificate in Carnatic vocal under Pochepally Prakash Rao. She started her career as a violin instructor at the Bal Bhavan, Hyderabad, where she worked from 1985 till 1992, when she joined the music college at Ramkote as an assistant lecturer.
She has accompanied various Kuchipudi dancers like Alekhya, Shobha Naidu and Vasireddy Kanaka Durga to various countries like the Gulf, Syria, Lebanon, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Malaysia and South Africa, under ICCR. She, along with her husband T Uma Shankar, a violinist, teaches Carnatic vocal and violin to various upcoming artistes at home.
Please contact the venue at 2310-0455 for further details.