Mangalampalli Balamuralikrishna (born July 6, 1930) is a Carnatic vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and a playback singer. He is also acclaimed as a poet, composer and respected by all Indian classical musicians for his knowledge of Carnatic Music.
Haricharan Seshadri, simply known and credited as Haricharan is a Carnatic musician and an Indian Playback singer. Haricharan born on 20 March 1987 and comes from a Palakkad Iyer family of music connoisseurs where his grandfather P.S. Ganapathy was an organiser of Mic-less Carnatic concerts in the 60’s under the name “Aalapanaa” and his grandmother Smt. Alamelu ganapathy is a national awardee in Mathematics and in the education business for more than 35 years.
Sanjay Subramaniam has been recognized as one amongst the Indian musician who has specialized in the music world of Carnatic tradition. This astonishing performing artist has magnetized his audiences throughout the world with his performances.
Sudha has a golden touch in her voice which enthralls her listeners from all over the globe. There is tantalizing mystery behind that cherubic smile. Her deep relish for tradition and mystical old-world charm is supremely addictive.
Madurai Shanmukhavadivu Subbulakshmi (16 September 1916 – 11 December 2004) was an Indian Carnatic singer from Madurai, Tamil Nadu. She was the first musician ever to be awarded the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian honour.
Born at Trisoor, Kerala to Smt. Mukthambal and Sri. N. Chidambaram Iyer, the sisters were brought up in Bombay, where their father was working as Electrical Engineer in the Western Railway. Smt. Saroja and Smt. Lalitha had their education in the S.I.E.S. Matunga, passed their intermediate privately from Bhopal, M.P. and completed their graduation from the Delhi University by correspondence.
Karukurichi N. Shashikiran’s talents were discovered when he was a toddler. At two, he stormed the music world as a child prodigy who could identify Ragas, demonstrate complicated Talas and answer other technical questions pertaining to Carnatic music. Having made his mark as a vocalist and scholar, Shashikiran currently performs Vocal Duet concerts along with his cousin ‘Chitravina’ P. Ganesh. They are popularly known as the CARNATICA BROTHERS.
Begum Parveen Sultana (born 1950) is an Assamese Hindustani classical singer of the Patiala Gharana. She is among the foremost classical vocalists in India and is known as Queen of Classical Vocal.
Shruthi S Bhat has won ‘Bharat Ratna Smt. M.S.Subbulakshmi National Award’ for outstanding young vocalist in carnatic music in 2015 awarded by ‘Bhramara Trust’ Mysore in association with Sri Krishna Gana Sabha, Chennai.
Aruna Sairam is the most sought after vocalist of Carnatic Music today. During the December 2004 Chennai Music festival, Aruna’s concerts were sell-outs drawing unprecedented numbers of audiences. In the past few years Aruna’s concerts in various cities, – be it Narada Gana Sabha in Chennai or Le Theatre de la Ville in Paris – have attracted record crowds that created “traffic jams around the auditorium”.