Gayathri Venkataraghavan

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Rich with feeling

Rich with feelingWhere all others strive to make a mark, Gayatri Venkataraghavan comes out in flying colours, and the arena of her expertise is manodharma, swarakalpana to be precise. Throughout the concert as part of the Indiranagar Sangeet Sabha music festival, it was evident that kalpana swara was her forte, not just reeling out the tri-kalai patterns but instilling them with an emotional quotient that is inherent in the raga and the lyrics. Ironically, at times, the lyrics of the compositions she chose to present were not as emotively rendered as her manodharma! The closing notes fell into a cascade as if they were measured and brought to a finish without a flaw. …read more

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