Prakasam District Music Programme
Devotees from Prakasam District commenced their annual pilgrimage to Prasanthi Nilayam today. A speech and a Carnatic music concert comprised today's programme. A skit entitled 'Seva Aradhana' is scheduled for tomorrow.
Dr. Dwaram Lakshmi (Professor of Music at Padmavathi Mahila University in Tirupathi) performed to the accompaniment of 'Sangeetha Sevamani' on violin by Kala Deepika, Smt Challa Prabhavathi, (Principal of Venkateswara College of Music in Tirupathi) on violin, Sri Parupalli Subramanyam on the Mridangam, and Sri Alugolu Satyanarayana on the Ghatam.
The concert started with the aalap, "Sathya Sainam Vishnum" leading to the song "Vaatapi Ganapatim" in Hamsadvani raag, followed by "Apa Rama Bhakthi" in Pantuvarali raag. "Krishna nee beganae" in Yaman raag was rendered brilliantly with several improvisations. The sublime voice of Dwaram Lakshmi and a flawless rendition on the violin were the highlights of the programme.
Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust