AN EXPLORATION OF SOUTH INDIAN CLASSICAL MUSIC
Accompanied by world class musician on violin and percussion, Raman Kalyan performs traditional South Indian Carnatic music, enchanting audiences around the world. Most recently completing a Fall 2016 tour across the United States and Canada, the Raman Kalyan Trio performs intricately designed programs tailor made to evoke a wide range of emotions from every type of audience.
Mysore Srikanth is one of the most sought after Indian violinists in the world. He studied under Sri. H K Narasimhamurthy of Mysore from the age of 6 and has accompanied several legends and maestros of Indian classical music, touring extensively worldwide. Srikanth is a graded artist of All India Radio and National Television of India. His pure notes and excellent tonal quality are lauded by music connoisseurs. He has previously won the Best Violinist awards from the prestigious Madras Music Academy and Indian Fine Arts Society, Chennai.
Srimushnam V. Raja Rao is one of the foremost mridangam players in the world. From an illustrious musical heritage, Raja Rao first trained under his father Sri. S. Venkataramana Rao, who trained under Maestro Tanjore Sri Ramadas Rao, and continued his training under the famous Kumbakonam Sri M. Rajappa Iyer. With over 50 years of experience in the professional circuit, Raja Rao has accompanied all of the leading Carnatic musicians and is a top ranking artist of All India Radio. His artistry, consistence, and technical perfection have made him one of the most versatile mridangam masters in the world. In addition to touring globally, Raja Rao played for President Barack Obama in 2012, and has accompanied artists such as T.R. Mahalingam, T.N. Sheshagopalan, Mandolin Srinivas, and Laya Vinyasam among others.