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Classical Violin Maestro Dr Annavarapu Ramaswamy Takes a Trip Down memory lane in Vijayawada – The New Indian Express

By Express press service

VIJAYAWADA: Classical violin maestro and Padma Shri award winner, Dr. Annavarapu Ramaswamy has said that the Carnatic musician and singer, Dr. Mangalampalli Balamurali Krishna is an unparalleled genius and pride of the Telugu land.

Recalling his association with Balamurali Krishna on the occasion of his birthday during the farewell session of the five-day Carnatic music concert held in commemoration of Susarla DakshinaMurthy Sastry of Sadhguru and Gayaka Sarvabhooma Sri Parupalli Ramakrishnaiah Panthulu at Sri Sriringi Sharada Peetham.

According to the schedule announced earlier, Ramaswamy was supposed to perform, however, much to the disappointment of the audience, he limited himself to addressing the gathering without any performance. Speaking on the occasion, Ramaswamy said that they trained under the same guru, Parupalli Ramakrishnaiah Pantulu in Vijayawada. At 14, Balamurali was able to render in all 72 ragas of Melakarta.

For the past four days, Sadhguru’s shishyas and parashishyas have captivated audiences by performing on veena, fiddle, vocals and mridangam. Kalaratna Modhumudi Sudhakar also performed during the concert and provided a worthy treat for music lovers.

VIJAYAWADA: Classical violin maestro and Padma Shri award winner, Dr. Annavarapu Ramaswamy has said that the Carnatic musician and singer, Dr. Mangalampalli Balamurali Krishna is an unparalleled genius and pride of the Telugu land. Recalling his association with Balamurali Krishna on the occasion of his birthday during the farewell session of the five-day Carnatic music concert held in commemoration of Susarla DakshinaMurthy Sastry of Sadhguru and Gayaka Sarvabhooma Sri Parupalli Ramakrishnaiah Panthulu at Sri Sriringi Sharada Peetham. According to the schedule announced earlier, Ramaswamy was supposed to perform, however, much to the disappointment of the audience, he limited himself to addressing the gathering without any performance. Speaking on the occasion, Ramaswamy said that they trained under the same guru, Parupalli Ramakrishnaiah Pantulu in Vijayawada. At 14, Balamurali was able to render in all 72 ragas of Melakarta. For the past four days, Sadhguru’s shishyas and parashishyas have captivated audiences by performing on veena, fiddle, vocals and mridangam. Kalaratna Modhumudi Sudhakar also performed during the concert and provided a worthy treat for music lovers.