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.
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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…
The concert was by the violin duo Lalgudi GJR Krishnan and Lalgudi Vijaylakshmi. Melody was the hallmark of the two-hour performance presented in the typical concert format. The very first note Krishnan bowed to begin his Guru’s Charukesi Varnam ‘Innam eu manam’ was quintessential of this. Padri Satheeshkumar was on the mridangam.
A dance of rhythm and melody Smt Vijayalakshmi’s Lec Dem on the compositions of her father and Guru Shri Lalgudi Jayaraman was, within the given timeframe of 45 minutes on Dec 20th at Music Academy, a feat in time management, given the vast scope of the topic. She brought out the quint essentia Lalgudi characterisitics, […]
Indian Classical Music continued its ‘Soul Dance’ serenading Sai at the Sanctum Sanctorum in Prasanthi Nilayam. Continuing from the morning’s “Pancharatna Aradhana”, noted violinist Ms Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi presented a ‘Violin Kutchery’ this evening here in Prasanthi Nilayam as part of the one-day Sri Sathya Sai Aradhana Mahotsavam. Ms Vijayalakshmi is the daughter of illustrious Violin […]
Lalgudi G.J.R.Krishnan and Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi laid accent on melody, be it raga, kalpanaswara, kriti or tukkada.
The siblings continue to uphold the legacy of their grandfather Gopala Iyer and father Lalgudi Jayaraman.
By Anushree Madhavan Violinist duo Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi and Lalgudi GJR Krishnan will be conferred the Indira Sivasailam Endowment Award this month.Vijayalakshmi is ecstatic and grateful because this is the first time that instrumentalists are being given this award CHENNAI: She is known for her duets with her brother, and is as much a veteran in […]
By Suchita Rao The Lalgudi bani It is basically a vocal bani demonstrated on the violin. We take extra care to follow the lyrics when we approach a composition. The glides and intonations typical of vocal music are closely simulated on the violin. It is very heartening when rasikas tell us that they can actually […]
Transcending the notes
Touching the soul…
Shikha Khanna, Sriram Guruswamy, Balu Masti