Tonite, Nada Bharathi is bringing in a man with a history of sending out the wrong message at every concert. That it's easy to play the flute.
Nada Bharathi is organising a Sangeet Sammelan from 4th to 11th December, at Sundarayya Vignana Kendra. Today, the 7th day, Manda Anantha Krishna of Tirupati will be presenting a Carnatic flute recital, along with K Venkata Krishna on the violin, Kalyana Raman on the mridangam and B Janardhan on the ghatam.
Anantha Krishna is the son and disciple of Late Manda Balrama Sarma, a renowned flute maestro who served for AIR, Hyderabad. He is a B-High grade artiste of AIR. He has performed at prestigious music sabhas and toured extensively all over the country, giving scintillating performances. He has won several prizes and honours at various levels, and has contributed his music for many CDs & cassettes sung by Dr Nookala, Nedunuri and Dr Yella Venkateswara Rao, as also to recordings conducted by AIR & Doordarshan.
He has also participated in several jugalbandis and music ensembles with various accomplished artistes and exhibited his skills. Currently, he is working as a flute lecturer in S V College of Music And Dance, Tirupati, after having worked earlier at Telugu University and the Vasavi College Of Music And Dance.
Nada Bharathi was started in 2000 by a renowned mridangist, Yuva Sangeeta Bharathi Paravastu Srinivas Gopalan, who hails from a family of classical musicians. The basic objective of the organisation is to preserve, promote and propogate all forms of classical music, by increasing awareness through regular concerts.
Since its inception, it has conducted more than 500 concerts, concentrating not only on Carnatic music, but also on Hindustani music. The organisation has organised musical concerts of renowned vocalists, violinists, mridangists, flautists and vainikas.
The Chief Guest for the evening is K V Pradeep, cine hero. The entry to the festival is only through invitation. For invitations and further details, please contact P Srinivas Gopalan at 93910-44910.