Vasant Panchami Sangeethotsav – 29th January
January 29, 5:45 pm
5:45 PM Soorya Gayathri (Karnatic Classical Bhajans) – Yuva Savishkara
Sooryagayathri with her golden voice is capturing the hearts of music lovers across the globe. She is formally trained in Carnatic music by Smt. Anandi and Sri Nishanth. She has a total viewership of more than 150+ million in YouTube. She is the main singer of the music series` Vande Guru Paramparam’ produced by Kuldeep.M Pai.
7:00 PM Jayanthi Kumaresh, Kumaresh and Pravin Godkhindi (Congruence of Melodies)
Jayanthi Kumaresh is India’s torchbearer for Saraswati Veena, the National Instrument of India. An artist, collaborator, composer, researcher, creator, pioneer, and educator – Dr. Jayanthi’s life achievements over 30 years, truly embodies the rich musical heritage of India – making her one of the legendary Veena masters that India has ever produced.
A sixth-generation musician, she began playing the Veena since the age of 3 and is one of the youngest veena artistes to receive the A-TOP grading, the highest from All India Radio. A researcher holds a Doctorate for her work on “styles and playing techniques of the Saraswati veena” and conducts workshops and lecture demonstrations around the world.
Kumaresh, is an icon of Carnatic Music, Child Prodigy, Violin Virtuoso, Divine Composer, Lyricist, Music Director, who has been captivating people through his music for the last 4 decades with his extraordinary mastery over the Art, he has been continuously discovering new ways of taking this ancient art form to a global audience.
He has a trailblazing 43 successful years of concert partnership with his brother Sri. Ganesh. Ganesh Kumaresh team has wowed audiences across the world and have greatly impacted an entire generation of young performers and listeners. They have introduced the concept of "Raga Pravaham", which represents melodies exclusively for violin exploring the different dynamics of the instrument.
Pravin is born in a family of musicians, hailing from Dharwad. He is fortunate to have his father Pt. Venkatesh Godkhindi, an eminent vocalist and Bansuri artist of the country, as his first and only guru for flute. He started toying with a small flute at the tender age of three and since then it has been his best companion. He gave his first public concert at the age of 6 years. His quest for deeper knowledge about Layakaari brought him to his guru, Vid. Anoor Anantha Krishna Sharma. Pravin is a Bachelor of Electrical-Electronics Engineering.