Artist Highlight

R K Padmanabha

An hour of music by the eminent vocalist and guru.

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RJ: Srividya

R K Padmanabha

An hour of music by the eminent vocalist and guru.

Vidwan R K Padmanabha is one of the most popular senior Carnatic vocalists in Karnataka. His concerts are enriched by his deep voice and strict adherence to shruti. R K Padmanabha has popularised many of Vadiraja's compositions and also composed the "Vadiraja Naamavali". He also has more than 80 other compositions to his credit. He has played the lead roles as Purandaradasa, Muthuswami Dikshitar and Tyagaraja to great popular acclaim. R K Padmanabha has the unique distinction of taking Carnatic music to villages in Karnataka using the medium of group renditions, music courses and workshops at several places. After managing the construction of the huge Vadiraja Kala Bhavana in Bangalore, he was also responsible for the construction of the monumental 60 feet high tambura-shaped Saptaswara Devatha Dhyana Mandira in his hometown Rudrapatna.

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