Artist Highlight

U Srinivas

An hour of music by a master of the mandolin in connection with his birth anniversary on February 28.

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RJ: Mangala

U Srinivas

An hour of music by a master of the mandolin in connection with his birth anniversary on February 28.

In Carnatic music, Uppalapu Srinivas or U Srinivas is synonymous with the mandolin. If this western instrument has its unique place in the Carnatic genre, it is due to his masterly handling of the instrument to produce the gamakas, so integral to this form of music.Starting to perform at the age of 9, he received the "Special TTK Award" from the Madras Music Academy at the young age of 14. Srinivas was also a Padma Shri awardee, was among the top echelons of Carnatic musicians, and was in league of his own as a performer. He was born in the year 1969 in Palakol in Andhra Pradesh. This programme featuring U Srinivas is In connection with his birth anniversary on February 28.

Songs in this Program