Dr.Vidushi S.Sowmya to perform live in Kuwait

Monday, September 11, 2017

Legendry Indian Traditional Classical Music and playback singer Dr.Vidushi S. Sowmya and her band will perform live classical concert in Kuwiat in an exclusive event organized by Bharatheeya Sangeetha Sabha, Kuwait. Along with Dr. Sowmiya, award-winning and pioneering violinist Shri. Embar S. Kannan & Renowned Mridangam Artiste Shri. Neyveli R. Narayanan will entertain the audience at the event titled “MEGA INDIAN CLASSICAL NIGHT”, which will be held on Friday 1st December 2017 at 6.30pm at Cambridge School Auditorium, Mangaf.

Dr. Vidushi S. Sowmya is one of the world’s leading exponents of the Carnatic (Indian classical) tradition of vocal music and Playback Singer. She is reputed for her deeply classical style and for her large repertoire spanning a wide spectrum of composers, including some of the rarest works of the Carnatic Trinity. She is also a passionate promoter and practitioner of Tamizh Isai – the ancient classical and folk music traditions of Tamil Nadu. Dr. Sowmya is also a fine exponent of the Veena, one of the world’s oldest musical instruments. She is also known for her path-breaking research work in enhancing the tonal stability of the mridangam, the pre-eminent percussion instrument in Indian music.

Shri. Embar S. Kannan is an award-winning and pioneering violinist in the fields of Carnatic Music and Film Music. Trained in Carnatic as well as Western Classical methods,

Over the course of his Carnatic career, he has accompanied many leading artists such as T. V. Sankaranarayanan, Trichur Ramachandran, T. N. Seshagopalan, Sudha Raghunathan, Kadri Gopalnath, P. Unnikrishnan, Bombay Jayashree and S. Sowmya.

Kannan received his Western Classical training from acclaimed music director, Diwaker master. Under him, Kannan entered the film industry with the movie Puli Pettra Pillai. Subsequently, he made himself an integral part of Maestro Ilaiyaraja's orchestra and with them, has played in numerous films and concerts around the world. In addition, he has played for other music directors; notably, Karthik Raja, Yuvan Shankar Raja, Vidyasagar, Sharath, A. R. Rahman and Deva.

Shri. Neyveli R. Narayanan is a renowned Mridangam Artiste.

An intensive training under the Maestro Late Thanjavur Sri Upendran brought about a great amount of professionalism in Narayanan's playing. His guru taught him the intricacies and specialties of the Tanjore Style of playing on the mrudangam.

Narayanan is now blessed with the rare opportunity of being one of the favorite disciples of the Mrudangam Legend Padmabushan Umayalpuram Sri K.Sivaraman. This great influence has brought in a great amount of clarity, precision, and perfection in Narayanan's style.

He had the privilege of sharing the stage with the Grammy Award winner, Tabla Wizard Maestro Zahir Hussian recently with Violin vidwans Sri Ganesh Kumaresh. He has broken several commercial records, released by recording institutions like Charsur Rajalakshmi Audio, Music India, HMV, etc.


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