PREVIEW FOR VOCAL CONCERT BY R S RAMAKANTH FOR KALASAGARAM
Wannabe vocal musclemen can find a role model who has a synonym in versatility.
The rest of us can listen to pieces that will be music to anybody's ears.
A Masters in Science with Botany as his specialization subject, Rudrapatnam
S Ramakanth is a lecturer teaching in a university at Bangalore. Strictly academically
speaking, that is. He is also a renowned vocalist, and to substantiate that
statement, he was adjudged as the best "Raga Alapana" (octaves) singer and has
been honored with the Sri Paada Pinakapani award.
R S Ramakanth is the disciple of R K Srikanthan, a renowned guru who has been
honored with the title Sangeetha Kalanidhi for his persistent work and caliber
in the field of music. A graded artist of Doordarshan and the All India Radio,
Ramakanth has featured in the 'Radio Sangeeth Sammelan' programs on the national
network. He is more famous for the 'performing' and the 'reading' sabhas.
R S Ramakanth is one of the leading vocalists of the younger generation, and
is striving hard to create awareness of classical music and its importance in
our society. Today's performance has Dwaram Satyanarayana on the violin, D S
R Murthy on the mridangam and N Somayajulu on the ghatam.
Please contact Raja Gopal at 773-1775 / 773-0752 for further details.