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‘Bhava is very important in music. My ultimate goal is spiritual’
‘Bhava is very important in music. My ultimate goal is spiritual’

‘Bhava is very important in music. My ultimate goal is spiritual’

Saketharaman is among the top three of the younger generation of Carnatic musicians, and a prime-time performer during the Margazhi festival. An A-lister, the leading Sabhas in Chennai want to include him in their December schedule. Known for his virtuosity and classicism, he is also an innovator who finds immense possibilities within the grammar and [...]
Saketharaman turns Anandabhairavi exposition enjoyable
Saketharaman turns Anandabhairavi exposition enjoyable

Saketharaman turns Anandabhairavi exposition enjoyable

Saketharaman is a confident vocalist. He had planned his concert with clarity and presented compositions in an engaging manner. He began with ‘Sami ninne,’ the Sriraga varnam, though one expected a varnam from his guru Lalgudi Jayaraman’s treasure. He next chose a rare piece in Bilahari ‘Ini namakkoru kavalai’ by Koteeswara Iyer. These over, he [...]
A spirited showcase of skills
A spirited showcase of skills

A spirited showcase of skills

Vocalist S. Saketharaman of Chennai gave an enthralling vocal concert the other day at the ‘Bharat Sangeet Utsav’ organised in New Delhi by the Shanmukhananda Sangeetha Sabha and Sri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha. He delighted audience by intelligently choosing compositions and intertwining these with his creative talent. His ragam-tanam-pallavi session was delectable and brought out his [...]
Spirited Performance
Spirited Performance

Spirited Performance

Saketharaman was successful in his attempt to introduce variations in tempo while rendering the kritis. S. Saketharaman’s singing for Mudhra Fine Arts at the Infosys Auditorium, in the Ramakrishna Mission School, was truly sensational, as he came pretty close to balancing emotional expression with technical virtuosity. The hallmark of his recital was the accent on [...]