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We should Celebrate Carnatic Maestro M Balamuralikrishna’s Music, says AR Rahman
Posted on 29/11/2016
AR Rahman feels that the late legendary singer Balamuralikrishna’s music should be celebrated. He as a musician has left a huge legacy behind.

According to PTI, the Oscar-winning composer said, “He is a legend. We shouldn’t mourn his death but celebrate such an icon, who kept the flag of classical music alive.”


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This Carnatic musician wants to sing in films
Posted on 29/11/2016
CHENNAI: Nikhil Shankar, a 27-year-old Carnatic vocalist who has been learning music from the age of five under the tutelage of gurus including C R Vaidyanathan and SP Ramh, will be performing at Bharat Kalachar, on the occasion of the birthday celebration of Rajalakshmi Parthasarathy, fondly known as YGP Amma. City Express chat

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Remembering Balamuralikrishna: Senior disciple, Carnatic vocalist Rama Varma pays tribute
Posted on 29/11/2016
Indian classical music is one that respects parampara or lineage a lot. Thyagaraja was one of the greatest exponents of this system of music and a few generations of disciples later — after Manambuchavadi Venkatasubbaier, Susarla Dakshinamoorthy and Parupalli Ramakrishnayya Panthulu — came a young boy in 1930. Born in the tiny,

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Balamuralikrishna, Carnatic music legend, dies at 86
Posted on 22/11/2016
Chennai: Music became an inextricable component of Mangalampalli Balamuralikrishna’s life at the tender age of four. His father Pattabhiramayya, a well-known musician, would take the young boy along with him when he traveled to the homes where he taught music. When it was time for the child to eat, Pattabhiramayya’s students wou

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