It's not festivity time just for the romantics. One of the biggest concerts of
this month has two ladies who have made the city famous along with themselves
performing in their city of origin. Lalitha and Haripriya, 45 and 43 respectively,
started performing when they were 14 and 12 years respectively, and this the 4th
decade of an illustrious music career.
Disciples of T G Padmanabham and belonging to the Alathur Sishya parampara, these
A grade artists of AIR and DD have given innumberable classical vocal Carnatic
concerts. They have featured quite a few times in the national programs of music,
the radio sangeet sammelans and the special programs of DD, and have performed
extensively in all prestigious music sabhas in India and abroad. The Spirit of
Unity concerts have presented their concerts several times. And like you may expect,
the awards have just overflowed, with the prominent being the Raja Annamalai Award
of the Madrad Music Academy in 1994. The sisters have released several cassettes,
The Valentine's Day celebrations may engulf media attention, but for the classical
music enthusiasts, nothing could be bigger this month.
Please contact R Chakrapani at 761-4374 for further details.