Milapfest 20th May

Milapfest Music for the Mind & Soul: Shashank Subramanyam & Mysore Srikanth

Sunday, 20 May 2018 Time: 1pm





Overview

Shashank Subramanyam – flute

Mysore Srikanth – violin

Parupalli Phalgun – mridangam

Kousic Sen - tabla

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Grammy award nominated Shashank Subramanyam is a flute maestro known internationally for his scintillating logic-dying virtuosity. Shashank began learning the flute from a young age and performed in the senior most spot of the Music Academy at just 12 years old – a record yet to be broken in the history of South Indian music.

Now with over 30 years experience, he is considered one of the very best Bamboo flute artists in the world and has perfoirmed across the globe with the likes of Zakir Hussain, Pt. Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, Paco De Lucia and Pandit Ajoy Chakraborthy. Shashank has propelled the Bamboo flute into an enviable position by his playing techniques, “the multi flute transposed fingering technique”, and the dual octave production, which have won him world-wide acclaim. 

Joining him in this unique concert is violinist Mysore Srikanth. Mysore is a disciple of Vidwan H.K. Narasimha Murthy of Mysore, follows the 'Parur style' of fingering. He has played regularly for All India Radio as well as accompanying some of the worlds best musicians in their live performances, including household names such as Bombay Jayashri and Abhishek Raghuram.

Joining this beautiful Jugalbandhi of flute and violin are two masters of percussion, Parupalli Phalgun on mridangam and Kousic Sen on tabla. Parupalli is a multi-award winning mridangam vidwan who has toured extensively around the world, accompanying some of the biggest names in South Indian music. Kousic Sen, the master drummer from Kolkata, is one of the worlds most sought after accompaniest, known internationally for his expert skill and energy.

Ticket Details

Free Admission (free priority admission available through Eventbrite)