On the occasion of the Devi Navratris, the Sringeri Shankar Math at Nallakunta is presenting a veena recital by veena vidhwan D Srinivas, on 17th October. Mangalampally Suryadeepthi on the violin, Ghantasala Satyasai on the morsing and P V Ramana Murthy on the mridangam will provide the musical support.
Srinivas will start the recital with a Mayateeta Swaroopini, followed by Kanjadalaya Sakshi, Saraswati Namo, Ambavani, Himagiri Tanaye, Aigiri Nandini and Bhagyada Lakshmi Baramma.
D Srinivas, once a child prodigy in the veena, was born in a family of musicians at Hyderabad. His mother D L Tulasi was a popular veena artiste, and having identified Srinivas' taste in and talent for the instrument, initiated and encouraged him to pursue and master the art.
Srinivas gave his maiden concert at the age of 9 for the All-India Radio, Hyderabad. He is a disciple of Vidwan N S Srinivasan, who was his guru and master architect, and who introduced him as an artiste with laudable individual traits. Srinivas was a scholarship holder from the Andhra Pradesh Sangeeta Nataka Academy for 6 years. He has participated in almost all the prestigious Gana Sabhas, and has been the recipient of many awards for his performances.
Srinivas holds the record of being the youngest A-grade veena artiste to play at the National Program of Music, relayed live all over the nation from the studios of All India Radio, Hyderabad. He has also presented many a classical symphony concert, using Indian classical instruments.
He performed for the President of India, the Prime Minister of India, the Singapore Prime Minister, the Indo-German Business Summit, Japanese business delegates, the Mauritius Prime Minister, the World Bank President and the Indo-Asean Business Summit delegates, to name a few. He also has the titles of Veena Vidwanmani, Veena Praveena and Raga Sudhakara to his credit.
Please contact the venue at 2766-7783 or D Srinivas at 93472-04313 for further details.