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Carnatic musician Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi has picked nine songs from his set of poems and tuned them at the behest of his family members, who wanted to commemorate Swamiji’s 125th birthday.

The Lalgudi Siblings

Lalgudi G.J.R. Krishnan and Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi, are fifth-generation musicians, the most authentic guardians and torchbearers of the illustrious Lalgudi bani. It is truly an advantage for them that their father…

Sangita Kalanidhi: Keeping up with an eight-decade-old tradition

by TCA Ramanujam/TCA Sangeetha Four artistes, known for their proficiency in different aspects of music, will be honoured with the Sangita Kalanidhi this Season Every year music aficionados wait with bated breath to know which musician has been chosen for the Sangita Kalanidhi. Since its inception in 1942, the award has been considered the highest […]

Music Academy announces Sangita Kalanidhi awards for three years

Noted vocalist and teacher Neyveli R. Santhanagopalan has been selected for the award for 2020, mridhangam maestro Tiruvarur Baktavatsalam for 2021 and violinists Lalgudi GJR Krishnan and his sister GJR Vijayalakshmi for 2022. The Music Academy on Sunday announced Sangita Kalanidhi award winners for the years 2020, 2021 and 2022. The physical festival could not […]

Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi upholds the patantaram

In the Tyagaraja sishya parampara, the Lalgudi lineage has been the most profound, beginning with Lalgudi Rama Iyer. Lalgudi Jayaraman’s son, G.J.R. Krishnan, and daughter, Vijayalakshmi, who belong to the fifth generation, are carrying on the legacy.

Violin Vaibhavam 2020

Violin Vaibhavam is a collaborative effort by The Lalgudi Trust and Krutagnya Trust, exclusively conceived with the objective of providing a central platform for the violin, and for young and upcoming violinists to present themselves as soloists, duos or trios.


MILAPFEST, the UK’s Indian Arts & Culture Company announced world renowned violinists Lalgudi GJR Krishnan and sister Lalgudi…