• All India Radio’s Swati Tirunal Music Festival in the capital city featured a violin trio and a vocal concert.

    The Swati Tirunal Music Festival held in the capital city opened with an interesting violin trio concert by M. Subramania Sarma and his children Mahadeva Sarma and Rajasree, both reputed violinists. Read More
  • An ace violin guru -London News Paper - By A Kumar

    Cooped up in a quiet corner of his attic, the veteran musician runs his fingers effortlessly over his violin strings. And what fill the air in minutes are musical strains of a bygone classic era. It is one of the quotidian activities of 74-year-old M Subramonia Sarma. Read More
  • In tune with each other-The Hindu

    Music Violin duo S.R. Mahadeva Sarma and his sister, S.R. Rajasree, captivated the audience with their excellent choice of kritis. V iolin duo S.R. Mahadeva Sarma and his sister, S.R. Rajasree, mesmerised raiskas at Sivapoorna Auditorium, Thripunithura, with their expertise on the instrument. The duo began with a slow number ‘Ganaraajena Rakshithoham,' a Muthuswami Dikshitar composition in Arabhi. The mood was retained with a sweet alaap of Mohanakalyani. Swati Tirunal's ‘Seve Sreekantham' in the same raga was skilfully merged with it. Read More
  • Tuned to the violin-The Hindu

    S.R. Rajasree, an A-grade artiste, is one of the few female violinists from Kerala who has made a mark as an accompanist and instrumentalist on the Carnatic music concert circuit. She also became the first woman to play the violin at the Navaratri Mandapam in Thiruvananthapuram when she accompanied Ranganatha Sharma in 2006. Eldest daughter of veteran violinist Prof. M. Subramonia Sarma, Rajasree, along with her younger brother, S.R. Mahadeva Sharma, did her father proud by winning accolades and awards as a violin duo. And that too without pulling strings of another kind! The two have mesmerised audiences in India and the United States with their speed, dexterity and talent. Rajasree says her life has always been tuned to the violin. Excerpts from an interview with the musician… Read More
  • She lapped up a chance to win

    On September 27, when the lamp is lit at the Navaratri mandapam in Thiruvananthapuram for the nine-day Navaratri music festival, S R Rajasree, a topnotch violinist , will have something to cherish: those fond memories of 2006. That year, on September 26, she became the first woman to play the violin at this ''cultural seat of heritage'' housed inside the Sri Padmanabha Swamy temple complex. Read More
  • Vintage melodies-The Hindu

    Kuthiramalika in Thiruvananthapuram, a royal venue for the Swathi Sangeethotsavam, once again witnessed seven enrapturing concerts this year. Read More
  • Swathi Fest: Brother-sister Violin Duo Enthralls Audience

    East Fort, Trivandrum: Once again the lamps and the still air, but there was something special on offer for the second day of the Swathi Sangeetholsavam. The brother-sister violin duo of SR Mahadeva Sarma and SR Rajashree, accompanied by B Harikumar on mridangam and Vaikkom Gopalakrishnan on ghatam enthralled the audience with an effervescent evening of intense music. Read More
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