Vid. Ragavan Manian at Bangalore Intl. Centre, Bangalore

  • Date / Time: 08/01/2014 : 6:30 PM
  • Location: Bangalore International Centre
  • Address: Bangalore International Centre TERI Complex, 4th Main, 2nd Cross, Domlur II Stage,Bangalore,

Ragavan Manian studied music under Music legend ‘Padma Vibhushan’ Dr. Mangalampalli Balamurali Krishna and other Gurus like ‘Pallavi’ T. Narasimhachari, Tenkasi Rajammal, Kanchipuram Janardhanam. He is recipient of Government of India CCERT junior & senior scholarships for Carnatic Classical vocal music under the guidance of Dr. M. Balamurali Krishna and is a seasoned Stage performer with over 500 public concerts, vocal debut in 1985 at the age of 10 and performances at major venues in India, U.S.A. and U.K. He has expertise in Flute, Saxophone, Violin, Hindustani Bansuri & so on and has many awards to his credit. A holder of B.Tech (IITM), MS (Virginia, USA) and MBA (ISB, Hyderabad) degrees, he has occupied senior technology & management positions in companies such as Cisco, Marvell and Redpine Signals. Ragavan is presently the Vice President of Music Operations at Shankar Mahadevan Academy.

The event will explore pairs of Ragas in both Carnatic and Hindustani traditions that are related through musical grammar, common lore or nomenclature.