Subrahmanyan Get Sangita Kalanidhi Award
Posted on: 2015-06-22 Posted by: CLAT Gurukul Category: Archive Blog
Vocalist Sanjay Subrahmanyam — one of the foremost south Indian classical vocalists — will receive the coveted ‘Sangita Kalanidhi’ award of The Music Academy 2015. He will preside over the 89th annual conference of the Academy to be held between December 15, 2015 and January 1, 2016. Following the recognition, 47–year–old Sanjay Subrahmanyam will join the galaxy of great musicians such as Ariyakudi Ramanuja Iyengar, Musiri Subramania Iyer, Maharajapuram Viswanatha Iyer, Semmangudi R. Srinivasa Iyer, G.N. Balasubramaniam, M.L. Vasanthakumari and M. Balamuralikrishna who were awarded the title before they turned 50. Mr. Subrahmanyam is known for his high-energy and consistently crowd-pulling shows. His music stands out in its uncompromising classical content. His novel interpretations of several lesser-known ragas and his particular interest in engaging with Tamil compositions won him critical acclaim over the years. Mr. Subrhamanyam, a chartered accountant by training, chose to become a full-time musician 2000. Source: NDTV
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