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REMEMBERING A GURU R.R Keshavamurthy
REMEMBERING A GURU R.R Keshavamurthy

The Keshavamurthy Foundation will hold its annual music festival, Guru Smruthi 2009

Sangeetha Vidya Sagara Sri R.R. Keshavamurthy Foundation is celebrating “Guru Smruthi 2009” at the Bangalore Gayana Samaja.

RRK was a seven-stringed violinist belonging to the tradition of Guru Bidaram Krishnapa. A contemporary of T. Chowdaiah, he was an eminent solo player and also accompanied stalwarts like Ariyakudi, GNB Musuri, Chambi, M.D. Ramanathan and others. He also authored over 10 books on music. The Foundation will honour R.K. Srikantan with the “Saadhanacharya” award and launch their website on the occasion.

The celebrations begin on July 18 evening at 5 p.m. with a music concert at 6 p.m. by Ranjani and Gayathri. On Sunday the programmes start at 9 a.m. with a recital by R.K. Srikantan and Rudrapatna S. Ramakanth and party being a highlight.

Call 23423778 or 97411-11500.


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