TOUR 

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Charumathi Raghuraman, the young violin virtuoso from Chennai presents a unique offering of instrumental Carnatic music with Anantha R. Krishnan on mridangam. 

This tour is a curated confluence of melody and rhythm suited for audiences, students and connoisseurs alike. The running time is between 75 to 90 minutes.

Tour dates currently available : 14th - 25th September, 2019

For booking inquiry, please contact charu.raghu@gmail.com

Charumathi Raghuraman, is a young violin virtuoso in the Carnatic, South Indian music tradition. A precocious talent, she started learning first from her mother Smt. Rama Raghuraman, then continued formalized training with the respected Guru Smt. T.R. Balamani in Mumbai, and soon thereafter, at the suggestion of the iconic violinist of South India, Padma Bhushan Prof. T. N. Krishnan, Charumathi became his ardent disciple in 1995. She also studies Carnatic vocal music with the renowned teacher Padma Bhushan Sri. P. S. Narayanaswami.

She played her debut concert along side Prof. T. N. Krishnan in 1998 and since then has been performing regularly both as a soloist and accompanist.

 

She has been awarded the CCR&T, Govt. of India scholarship from the age of ten. She is the recipient of many awards and has traveled widely across India and abroad to perform in prestigious music festivals and institutions over the last 16 years. She is an ‘A grade' artist of the All India Radio and Doordarshan.

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Anantha R. Krishnan is the grandson and disciple of mridangam maestro Vidwan Shri. Palghat R.Raghu. Krishnan initially learned mridangam from his uncle, Shri. R. Ramkumar. He also studies tabla with Ustad Zakir Hussain. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Dartmouth College and a Master of Fine Arts from Mills College, California. He currently serves on the faculty of KM Music Conservatory in Chennai.