Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi upholds the patantaram

by  H.Ramakrishnan

The nuances of the Lalgudi bani came through in the string of Tyagaraja kritis

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. Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi’s solo violin concert at the Trinity festival, organised by the Kalakshetra Foundation, stood out for its musical craftsmanship.

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