Esplanade Presents


Classical Music Stage – Vedagnya Narasimha


26 Nov 2023, Sun, 6.15pm


(Intermission: None)

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This performance unfolds with the renowned Varnam, Intamodi in Ragam Saranga, transitioning into Vallabha Nayakasya in Ragam Begada. The journey continues with the iconic Kaligiunte in Ragam Keeravani, concluding with the vibrant Revathi Thillana composed by Lalgudi Jayaraman. 

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Artist Information

Mentor - R K Shriramkumar

R K Shriramkumar belongs to the Rudrapatnam family of musicians, a family with a glorious musical tradition. He is the grandson of the much respected Vidvan Shri R K Venkatarama Shastri. 


Having had his initial lessons in violin playing from Vidushi Smt Savitri Satyamurthy, Shriramkumar was trained in violin playing and vocal music by his grandfather Shri R K Venkatarama Shastri. He later received guidance in violin playing from Vidvan Shri V V Subrahmanyam and in vocal music from Sangita Kalanidhi Shri D K Jayaraman. 


His skills were further honed through the association and knowledge that he gained by accompanying the doyens of Carnatic music like Shri Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer, Smt M S Subbulakshmi, Smt D K Pattammal, Shri D K Jayaraman, amongst many others.  


Shriramkumar’s discography includes both solo recordings and as a violin accompaniment for reputed artists. Hehas had the blessed opportunity of participating in a very unique recording entitled Divine Unison featuring the veterans Shri Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer and Smt M S Subbulakshmi.  


A recipient of many awards, Shriramkumar has travelled far and wide on concert tours. His solo performances, lecture-demonstrations and workshops  have also been greatly received by audiences worldwide. His musicianship and endearing personality has inspired many music students and concert musicians to seek his guidance and mentorship.  


Shriramkumar's musical creations include many of his compositions, his music for many a lyric, and several dance productions as well. Some notable works that include his musical creations include Sri Sharada Stuti Manjari, a recording rendered by Smt Bombay Jayashri that contains the compositions of the Jagadgurus of Sri Sringeri Sharada Peetham, Sita Vishlesha Trayam, a dance production by Dr Vyjayantimala Bali and Sarasvati Antarvahini a dance production by Kalakshetra. 

Vedagnya Narasimha

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Vedagnya is a disciple of Sangita kalanidhi padmashree Kum A. Kanyakumari and VidwanBombay V Anand. Vedagnya started learning Carnatic Violin from Bombay V Anand at the age of seven and has also been learning Carnatic vocal from Vidushi. Vaishnavi Anand in parallel. Vedagnya is blessed to have the opportunity to continue his music, along with academics, at Singapore’s prestigious School of The Arts (SOTA). Currently, Vedagnya is in the 10th grade. 

Date & Time

26 Nov 2023, Sun


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