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Ramakrishnan Murthy

img He started his vocal Carnatic Music lessons at the age of 8 with our own Smt. Padma Kutty, and also receives training from vidwans Delhi Sri. P. Sunderrajan and Chingleput Sri. R. Ranganathan. He was also fortunate to learn for two years under Vairamangalam Late Sri. Lakshminarayanan. A regular performer in the Music circuit, Ramakrishnan was featured in The Madras Music Academy concert on the inaugural day of last music season as he won the Best Male Vocalist Award in the Spirit of Youth Concerts Series in 2009. He won the First Prize in the All India Radio National competition in the Classical Vocal – Carnatic category in 2009, and in the Classical – Devotional Music category in 2007, which earned him the AIR B-High Grade. His other awards include "Sangeetha Shri" title last year from the prestigious Trichy Rasika Ranjani Sabha for winning prizes in all the 24 out of 24 categories he participated; Award from ITC-SRA, Mumbai for the AIR Competition winner; Best Vocalist award with a title "Bala Bhaskara" & Tampura prize from VDS Arts Academy, Chennai; Maharajapuram Sri. Viswanatha Iyer Award for Best Raga Rendering and Musiri Sri. Subramania Iyer Endowment Award for Best Vocal Artist from Shri. Krishna Gana Sabha; Best Junior Vocalist by Thyaga Brahmagana Sabha, T.Nagar, Chennai and so on. Ramakrishnan has performed in quite a few centers in India as well as here in the USA including here at SIMA in 2005, at the Cleveland Thyagaraja Aradhana in 2010 and in 2005, and in other centers like Washington D.C., Tampa, Miami, Salt Lake City, Houston and Boston. In India, Ramakrishnan recently performed for Charsur Arts Foundation in August, 2010 and has sung for several major Sabhas in Chennai every year including The Madras Music Academy, Sri. Krishna Gana Sabha, Karthik Fine Arts, Narada Gana Sabha to name a few and in other cities' prestigious Sabhas like Kalasagaram, Hyderabad and in Mumbai, for Shanmuganandha Sabha, Mulund Fine Arts, and for Kalamandal of Thane and Poona Sangeetha Sabha, Pune and in Bengaluru Gayana Samaja, and also in multiple centers in Tamilnadu and Kerala . Ramakrishnan is currently pursuing his Computer Science degree at University of California, Irvine, working to major in Informatics.

 

Past Event
Saturday November 6, 2010 5:00 PM

Ramakrishnan Murthy - Vocal
Ramakrishnan Lakshman - Violin
Vinod Seetharaman - Mridangam

 

Concert Sound Tracks

No.

Song

Ragam

Talam

Composer

01

Varnam (Chalamela)

Shankarabharanam

Ata

Swathi Thirunal

02

Tulasidala

Mayamalavagowla

Rupakam

Thyagaraja

03

Amba Paradevathe

Rudrapriya

K.Chapu

Krishnaswamy Ayya

04

Meenakshi Memudam

Purvi Kalyan

Adi

M. Dikshitar

05

Vazhi Maraithirukkude

NattaiKurinji

M.Chapu

Gopalakrishna Bharathi

06

Nenarunchara

Simhavahini

Adi

Thyagaraja

07

Upacharamulanu

Bhairavi

Adi

Thyagaraja

08

Inthakannaananda

Bilahari

Rupakam

Thyagaraja

09

RTP

Shubapanthuvarali,Kamas,Kaanada,Desh

M.Chapu

-

10

Govardhana Giridhara

Darbari

Adi

Narayana Theertha

11

Viruttam

Kedaragowla,Shanmukhapriya,Mohanam,Dhanyasi,Kapi,HamirKalyani

-

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12

Eppovaruvaaro

Jonpuri

Adi

Gopalakrishna Bharathi

13

Kandudhanyanaade

Behag

Adi

Kamalesha VittalaDasa

14

Javali

Jhanjooti

Adi

Dharmapuri Subbaraya Iyer

15

Thillana

Purnachandrika

Adi

Poochi Srinivasa Iyengar

16

Pavamana

Sourashtram

Adi

Thyagaraja

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