Accompanists: H N Bhaskar – Violin | Patri Satish Kumar – Mridangam
Hailing as a child prodigy with lineage deeply rooted on both sides, music is in Abhishek’s blood. Possessing a combination of virtuosity, aesthetics and intellect, Abhishek has created a new genre in the field of music that, according to critics is “food for the intellect, mind, heart and soul”. He could very well be on his way to creating a new Gharana, something that could have a big impact in the Indian music world.
His critics have acclaimed: “Gifted with a wide ranging, felicitous voice , modulation skills, facile flow, uniquely imaginative renditions are Abhishek’s forte.”
“As an untethered creative spirit he launches into explorative forays, dreamy at times, even nonchalant to an extent, adding to the aura of the young Ustad that he is.”
Abhishek is an ‘A’ Grade artiste of All India Radio, and has received numerous awards.
Mysore H N Bhaskar
MYSORE HN BHASKAR is the son and disciple of Vidwan Sri HK Narasimha Murthy and Vidushi Smt HN Rajalakshmi of Mysore. He is a grade A violinist of All India Radio and Donrdarsham. Widely noted for his emotive and adroit playing, he is one of the most sought after violinists of the present. Bhaskar is privileged to have had the able guidance of the great Violin Maestro Sangeetha Kalanidhi Padmasri Parur MS Gopalakrishnan for the past 10 years. He is accompanying all the top-notch artists of the day and has been extensively recommended by all. He is also a reputed and a graded composer of All India Radio. He travels all over the globe for accompaniment and solo performances. Bhaskar is also wellversed in music direction and has directed and performed in numerous fusion shows across the globe with internationally reputed artistes.
Patri Satish Kumar
The much sought after mridangam artiste from India, PATRI SATISH KUMAR was born into a family of musicians. He was initiated into the art of percussion by his mother Padmavathy, a renowned violinist and had his debut at the tender age of 7. A fine performer, composer, and with a deep interest to innovate and explore the art form, his specialization is his precise fingering technique and the fine balance of sounds between the treble and bass heads of the mridangam. Trained by Gurus Sree Ramachandramurthy, V.A. Swami and V. Narasimhan, Satish Kumar continues to evolve a style of his own that is distinctly his own. Satish Kumar has been a regular feature in prestigious venues and festivals across India and around the world. Satish Kumar’s name is featured in scores of CD and DVD productions as a soloist and also as part of other ensembles in various genres all over the world. An “A-Top” ranking artiste of All India Radio, Satish Kumar continues his journey in the world of percussion.