ENCHANTING VIOLIN FROM SOUTH OF INDIA
KABIR CULTURAL CENTRE & BSS MONTRÉAL presents

ENCHANTING VIOLIN FROM SOUTH OF INDIA

Virtual Event
September 10th 2021
7:00 pm – 11:45 pm / Doors: 6:45 pm (EDT)
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This is an enchanting violin concert by two of the most outstanding violinists in Carnatic music, prevalent in the South of India. The brilliant violinists Ganesh & Kumaresh are accompanied by highly talented percussionists Patri Satish Kumar and B. Shree Sundarkumar who are masters of mridangam and kanjira respectively.

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This is an enchanting violin concert by two of the most outstanding violinists in Carnatic music, prevalent in the South of India. The brilliant violinists Ganesh & Kumaresh are accompanied by highly talented percussionists Patri Satish Kumar and B. Shree Sundarkumar who are masters of mridangam and kanjira respectively.

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GANESH & KUMARESH

Ganesh & Kumaresh have been the only violin duo to have performed for more than four decades together. The brothers have carved a niche for Indian instrumental music with their impeccable and remarkable technique both in playing the instrument and in interpreting the musical forms. Their music is laden with virtuosity and brims with soul stirring creativity, soaked in classicism. Their deep-rooted strength in playing Carnatic Music in the traditional way has made them the favorites with the purists as well as the uninitiated. Their strict adherence to classicism and their virtuosity with an innovative approach in their presentation has earned the appreciation of thousands of music lovers across the globe. The brothers have given new dimensions to the realm of music and have brought out a refreshingly original content and style for this form of art. Having performed in several top notch global festivals, their creative idiom is international in nature and their communication through music crosses all boundaries. Their musical caliber is recognized worldwide. They have been responsible in making violin, which was all along considered a mere accompanying instrument, occupy the centre stage of a concert platform.

PATRI SATISH KUMAR

PATRI SATISH KUMAR, is a fine percussionist & composer, with a deep interest to innovate and explore art forms. His specialization is his precise fingering technique and the fine balance of sounds between the treble and base heads of the Mridangam. Trained by Gurus Sree Ramachandramurthy, V.A.Swami and V. Narasimhan, Satish Kumar continues to evolve with a style of his own. Satish Kumar has been a regular feature in prestigious venues and festivals across India and around the world including BBC Proms at The Royal Albert Hall - London, The Music Academy - Chennai, Saptak Festival - Ahmedabad, Theater De La Ville - Paris, Villa Cardova - Cardoba - Spain, Rashtrapathi Bhavan - New Delhi, Pablo Festival in France, Harbor Front Festival - Toronto, Madrid Jazz Festival, to name a few. Satish Kumar’s name features in scores of CD and DVD productions as a soloist and also as part of other Ensembles from Classical and other musical productions in various genres all over the world. Satish has been enthralling audiences in India, The Persian Gulf, South East Asia, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Europe, USA and Canada. An “A-Top” ranking artiste of the All India Radio, Satish Kumar continues his journey in the world of percussion.

SHREE SUNDARKUMAR

B. Shree Sundarkumar is one of the leading Kanjira artists in the world of Rhythm music. Having entered the musical world at the young age of three, he has been mesmerizing audience with his intricate rhythm beats and innate creativity, that he inherited from his musical family. After the initial tutelage under his father, a renowned Mridangam player, Dr. K. B. S Mani, he underwent rigorous training under legendary Guru Karaikudi Sri R. Mani. It was under his guidance that Sundarkumar perfected the art of playing Mridangam, and then took to playing his most favorite percussion instrument, the Kanjira. His mastery and understanding of the subtle nuances of playing this instrument is unparalleled. In 2019, he was one of the brainchild of the "Beats Festival", a three day Rhythm festival in Chennai, India.