Music Effortless rendition and technical finesse marked Tata Swathi Ramy's performance. P. SUJATHA VARMA

A mellifluous rendition by Tata Swathi Ramy enthralled the audience for over an hour at Veda Vidya Parishad, Kothagudem during a programme organised recently as part of the Dasara festivities.

Starting with Navaragamalika Varnam ( Valachi Vachi ) and later with the krithis of the music Trinity, the Thyagaraja kriti ( Giriraja Sutha ), Syama Sastri kriti ( Himadri Suthe ), Deekshitar kriti ( Kanja Dalaayatakshi ). Holding the audience spellbound, this school girl rendered the Thyagaraja Pancharatna kriti Endaro Mahanubhavulu in Sri ragam in a remarkably effortless way. The sense of bhavam near diction and technical finery marked the other kirtanas of Annamayya, Ramadasu, Purandaradasu, Sita Ramadasu, Narasadasu. Thyagaraja Utsava Sampradaya Kirtana ( Nagumomu ganaleni ) and Annamayya kirtana ( Ksheerabdhi Kanyakaku ) in Madhyamavathi ragam marked the end of the concert.

Swathi Ramya, a promising vocalist, began her musical journey when she was all of seven. Initially, a disciple of renowned violinist and vocalist of All India Radio, Vijayawada, the late Ampolu Murlai Krishna for four years, Ramya is currently being trained under Modumudi Sudhakar, an A-grade vocalist and music composer in AIR, Vijayawada. Blessed to be a disciple of such exponents in Carnatic music, Ramya has been mesmerising the audience by the dint of her talent.