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Press Release |  16 Mar 2019 07:00 |  By RnMTeam

Violinist Dr. N. Rajam to perform at Udayswar@Prithvi – A concert of Morning Ragas

MUMBAI: Morning concerts have a charm which is unique. If one is lucky, one gets a chance to hear the most meditative and contemplative ragas in the most ineffable settings. Experience the same magical ambience at Udayswar@Prithvi, an Indian Classical music concert of morning ragas which uses no microphones or amplifications to create a rare acoustic experience. This weekend enjoy the purity of notes and the unveiling of music from within from a violinist rooted in the classical tradition none other than Dr. N. Rajam one of the greatest contemporary exponents of Hindustani Classical music.

On her performance, Dr. N. Rajam says, “Morning concerts are rare nowadays and that too, one without a microphone is rarer still. Friends, well-wishers and music enthusiasts, I look forward to a great time performing for the intimate gathering at the unique Prithvi Theatre on 17 March 2019 for the Udayswar@Prithvi concert.”

The interest and enthusiasm of music lovers and connoisseurs to attend morning concerts led Pancham Nishad and Prithvi Theatre both active in promoting and developing the performing arts to come together to present Udayswar@Prithvi, a concert series of morning ragas of the second prahar.  Held on every 3rd Sunday of the month this concert series features various vocal and Instrumental artistes. Udayswar@Prithvi is supported exclusively by Bank of Baroda since April, 2017.  

Born in Chennai in a musical family to Vidwan A. Narayana Iyer, She started her initial training in carnatic music under her father and later trained under Massurri Subramanium Iyer, and learned raga development from the vocalist Omkarnath Thakur.

Dr. N. Rajam is the pioneer of the revolutionary Gayaki Ang, which highly influenced the whole country to follow suit, so much so that she is now known as the Singing Violin. Coming from a family of traditional musicians, she mastered the Carnatic style at a very young age, and later ventured into the Hindustani style, and made a path-breaking entry through her Gayaki Ang. Apart from being a great performer, Dr. Rajam has also served as a Professor and Dean in Banaras Hindu University for 40 years and has been the recipient of countless awards including one of the highest civilian honours in India, the Padmashri and the Padmabhushan. 

Event date: Sunday, 17 March 2019 

Artist: N. Rajam [Violin]

Co -Artiste: Mukundraj Deo [Tabla]

Time: 7:30 am

Venue: Prithvi Theatre

Duration: 1 Hour 30 mins.

Tickets: Pricing Rs. 300/- available at Prithvi Box Office [26149546] and

Entry for Children above eight years only