Sunday 8 July 2012

Interview - Happy to serve society as a musician: Pt Balkrishna Iyer - Vijay Shanker

Hailing from a family of music lovers and practitioners, Pandit Balkrishna Iyer has been a professional tabla maestro for more than three decades, with performances around the globe. Besides solo tabla concerts, Balkrishna Iyer has also accompanied top musicians for various prestigious music festivals. Besides the tussle with renowned vocalist Kishori Amonkar, Balkrishna also talks about his successful musical journey and the establishment of the Iyer Foundation for the welfare of artistes and for the promotion of classical arts.  

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1 comment:

  1. Today I happen to meet Pt. Balakrishna iyer at The Mysore association auditorium, in connection with the 5th Memorial ceremony. Dr. Ashwini bhide was the invited artist to sing on the occasion !