Music

Ahi Ajayan portrays promising talent

Ahi Ajayan

Ahi Ajayan   | Photo Credit: Special arrangement

Up-and-coming musician Ahi Ajayan performed in Perumbavoor recently

Houston-based Ahi Ajayan’s vocal concert at Perumbavoor, impressed the select audience. A disciple of Suguna Varadachari and Pala CK Ramachandran, she began with a Maguva varnam of Veena Kupaiyar. She presented a brief alapana of Hamirkalyani followed by Dikshitar’s composition ‘Parimalaranganadham’.

She also sang the popular Swathi padam, ‘Kanthanoduchennu’ in raga Neelambari and KC Kesava Pillai’s ‘Adimalarina thozhuthen’. Ahi concluded her recital with the thillana in raga Shenchurutty, a composition of Mysore Sheshanna. The concert was at Sri Swathi Thirunal Sangeetha Sabha.

She was accompanied by Brahmadattan on the violin, Balakrishna Kammath on the mridangam and Sachidananda Pai on the ghatam.

A letter from the Editor


Dear reader,

We have been keeping you up-to-date with information on the developments in India and the world that have a bearing on our health and wellbeing, our lives and livelihoods, during these difficult times. To enable wide dissemination of news that is in public interest, we have increased the number of articles that can be read free, and extended free trial periods. However, we have a request for those who can afford to subscribe: please do. As we fight disinformation and misinformation, and keep apace with the happenings, we need to commit greater resources to news gathering operations. We promise to deliver quality journalism that stays away from vested interest and political propaganda.

Support Quality Journalism
Related Topics
Recommended for you
This article is closed for comments.
Please Email the Editor

Printable version | Jun 4, 2020 10:06:50 PM | https://www.thehindu.com/entertainment/music/up-and-coming-musician-ahi-ajayan-in-concert/article29339725.ece

Next Story