The concert will be streamed on the Cosmopolis Festival YouTube channel. Please access the concert via the button below, starting at 7:20 PM HKT. The concert will begin at 7:30PM HKT.
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Ranjani and Gayatri are among the most highly acclaimed South Indian Carnatic vocalists in the world. Known for concerts that thrill both lay audiences and connoisseurs, the two sisters have been featured on numerous recordings, television, radio, concerts, lectures, and international festivals. They will be accompanied by an ensemble of preeminent performers from Chennai, India.
Traditional Carnatic concert or kutcheri, the elements of which will be explained to the audience during the performance.
Ranjani and Gayatri are world-renowned performers of South Indian classical Carnatic music. They have performed in prestigious venues and festivals, including the Kennedy Centre in Washington, D.C., Southbank Centre in London, Ravenna Music Festival in Italy, Cross Culture Festival in Warsaw, Poland, Bengal Music Festival in Dhaka, and Esplanade Theatre in Singapore, to name a few. In addition to performances in India and around the globe, they regularly release studio recordings, appear on television and radio, give lecture-demonstrations, and work as composers, educators, and ambassadors of Indian classical music.
The sisters started their joint career as a violin duo, having studied the instrument under the tutelage of Sri TS Krishnaswami Iyer, and learned singing from Sri PS Narayanaswamy. Their parents, Sri N Balasubramanian and Smt Meenakshi, have also guided them throughout their musical journey.
Ranjani and Gayatri’s concerts take the listener into a world of color, beauty, and transcendental bliss. Their performances are a testament to the conservation of an ancient tradition through innovation, imagination, and originality, which has inspired many musicians to follow their style.