It's cold at Shilparamam in the evenings. If you do not notice that tonite, however, it will not be a surprise.
Shilparamam, as part of the on-going All India Crafts Mela from 16th to 31st December, is organising a flute recital by V Nagaraju today, the 10th day. Nagaraju, along with R Dinakar on the violin and Kapa Srinivas on the mridangam, will begin the recital with a Vathapi Ganapathim in Hamsadhwani ragam, followed by Nagumomu in Abheri Ragam and a couple of Annamacharya keertanas.
Nagaraju is a senior flautist, and was the foremost disciple of the famous Manda Balarama Sarma in 1972. He is a A-High graded artiste of the AIR, Vijayawada. He is also a staff and A-grade artiste of AIR, Hyderabad. He has performed in most parts of the country, particularly in North India. He also toured London, Brazil, Singapore and Malaysia, and performed to wide applause and appreciation everywhere.
He won the 1st prize in the All-India AIR Music Competitions in 1980, and has the privelege of receiving this award from the Late M S Subbalakshmi. He received the titles of Venu Gana Vidhya Visharada and Venu Gana Vayidya Praveena from cultural associations.
For further details, please contact the venue at 2310-0455.