The 90th Peri Subba Rao Jayanti celebrations are being organized by Sangeetha Ksheerasagaram, on 12th June, at Sri Thyagaraja Gana Sabha. On this occasion, Sangeetha Ksheerasagaram is staging a violin recital by Pullela Peri Somayajulu. Providing him with instrumental support are Varanasi Kala Prasad on the mridangam, Ramaraju Dinakar on the violin, Bachu Janardhan on the ghatam and P Srinivas Gopalan on the morsing.
Pullela Peri Somayajulu was born in 1930 and worked at the AIR Cuttack till 1958. Thereafter he was at S V College Of Music, Tirupati, as Lecturer and Head Of Department (Violin), till 1990. He has performed in various cultural events in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala and Orissa. He was also an examiner for Tirupathi College, Hyderabad Music College and Nagarjuna University.
He received the title of Vayuleena Vidya Ratna by Andhra Sahithi Samithi in 1994, and several other awards and titles. He was a disciple of Dwaram Venkatasami Naidu and Dwaram Narasing Rao at the Maharaja Music College, Vijayanagaram.
Formed in 2002 by a senior vocalist V Ananda Mohan, Sangeeta Ksheerasagaram has been organizing classical music shows in memory of Late Uppalapati Ankaiah. As a tribute to the legend, it promotes upcoming and established artists by inviting them to perform in these concerts.
Please contact V Ananda Mohan at 2761-4978/99495-90755 for further details.