July 17, 2020

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Available Now: An Evening of Indian Carnatic Music with Apoorva Krishna

Come and enjoy the power of Indian Carnatic Music to heal the body, mind, and soul.

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World renowned Carnatic violinist Apoorva Krishna presents a solo recital to spread love, hope, and prayer for world peace during these uncertain times.


Apoorva Krishna is an accomplished South Indian Classical Violinist, in the Carnatic genre of music. She has been trained in the illustrious Lalgudi Bani from Guru Lalgudi Srimathi and Anuradha Sridhar.  Apoorva is blessed to have performed with legendary musicians such as John McLaughlin, Zakir Hussain, Shankar Mahadevan, Bombay Jayashri, Aruna Sairam, to name a few. Apoorva received the Young Artiste award from the London Tarisio Trust in 2017, making her the first Indian to have ever received the grant. She won the Kalavanta 2014 award by the Karnataka Fine Arts Council and is also the recipient of the Dr M.S. Subbulakshmi Fellowship in Music Award from the Shanmukananda Fine Arts, Mumbai. Born in New Jersey; of Murali Krishna and Arathi Murthy, and raised in India, Apoorva is an ‘A’ Grade Ranking artiste from the All India Radio, Bengaluru. She graduated from Berklee College of Music in Masters in Contemporary Performance and is presently pursuing her Post Master's Fellowship at Berklee Boston. She leads the band 'SANYOG' collaborating Indian classical music with several other genres of World music. Her maiden album, ‘Apoorva Thillanas’, in March 2018 received rare acclaim. Apoorva's original composition ‘Ragamaya’, featured the legendary singer Shankar Mahadevan and was awarded the Third Prize at The Rising Stars Grand Prix International Music Competition 2019, Berlin. She has performed over 500 concerts in India and abroad and has received accolades from prestigious music festivals and competitions at the national and international level. Apoorva was awarded the Sheik Chinna Moulana Yuva Puraskar from the Indian National Reality Show NAADBHED. She has performed at several prestigious venues including the Harvard Business School, The Madras Music Academy, National Centre for the Performing Arts Mumbai, Habitat Centre New Delhi, ITC Sangeet Research Academy Kolkata, Sony Auditorium Madrid, Bengaluru Gayana Samaja, Bangalore International Centre, Kerala Museum Kochi, Cleveland Aradhana USA, All India Radio and Doordarshan India.

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