Artist Highlight

Tiruvarur Bhaktavatsalam

A programme featuring the mridangam maestro, in connection with his birthday on Nov 25.

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Tiruvarur Bhaktavatsalam

A programme featuring the mridangam maestro, in connection with his birthday on Nov 25.

Tiruvarur Bhaktavatsalam hails from a family of musicians. He is the founder-director of the "LayaMadhura" school of music, which has branches at Chennai, Coimbatore and Toronto, Canada. He has created his own troupe of music ensemble named "LayaMadhura". This ensemble includes instruments like the nagaswaram, violin, and flute as melodic instruments and the mridangam, kanjira, ghatam, morsing, and tabla as percussion.

Tiruvarur Bhaktavatsalam has to his credit two solo audio albums "Laya Madhura" and "Thala Bhakthi". He has also released a CD "Rhythmic Symphony", a percussion jugalbandi with Pandit Anindo Chatterjee on the tabla. A more recent twin CD album is "Divine Ensemble", with instruments like the nadaswaram, violin, flute, ghatam, kanjira, morsing and tabla.

Songs in this Program