Legendary violinist N Rajam to perform for students in Dehradun & around

In a musical treat for the students of Dehradun and Mussoorie, the world-renowned violin player, N Rajam, recipient of countless awards, including Padma Bhushan, Sangeet Natak Academy Award and Academy Ratna, would perform for three days from Wednesday at several venues across the city and also at Mussoorie. Providing information, the coordinator of SPIC MACAY which has invited the legendary Hindustani violinist to perform Abhishek Aggarwal said on Sunday that she would be accompanied by Pt Vinod Lele on Tabla and  Prashant Mishra on violin. The secretary, SPIC MACAY Vidya Vasan said that the series of the musical performance by the legendary violinist would commence at Rashtriya Anusandhan Vidhyalaya at 1.30 pm on November 28 and another one would be held on the same day from 7.15 pm at Instruments Research and Development Establishment. On November 29, the performance would be held at Doon Business School, Selaqui from 10 am and the same would be held at Lal Bahadur Shashtri National Academy of Administration, Mussoorie from 4.15 pm. The celebrated violinist would again perform at Mount Fort Academy from 11 am on November 30 and the series of her performance here would end at Indian Institute of Remote Sensing on the same day where the performance would start at 6.30 pm. The senior functionaries of SPIC MACAY said that they expected a large gathering of the students and others at each of the programmes. N Rajam who was born in Chennai in a musical family started her initial training in Carnatic music under the guidance of her father. She was also trained under Missouri Subramanium Iyer and learned raga development from the vocalist Omkarnath Thakur. Rajam started playing the violin at age four. By the age of nine, she was a professional musician. She has performed in various countries in Europe. Besides, she extensively toured USA and Canada and performed in countries like Australia, New Zealand, Russia, Netherlands, to name a few. read more posts… Monday, 26 November 2018 | PNS | Dehradun

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