Navaratri Kritis at Navaratri Mandapam in Thiruvananthapuram, is a glorious tradition celebrating the life and legacy of Maharaja Swati Tirunal. Read about the personal journey of Amrutha Venkatesh, an artist par excellence who has been performing this since 2009.
Smitha H S and Vidushi Amrutha Venkatesh
Smitha H S :- - Smitha H S is an upcoming author-translator and has a few published works to her credit. She has a degree in engineering, law and Sanskrit. She is currently pursuing MA in Nyaya and Vaisheshika and is passionate about understanding भारत, संस्कृत and संस्कृति in depth. She writes in Kannada and English and hopes to write in fluent Sanskrit some day.
Vidushi Amrutha Venkatesh :- - Vidushi Amrutha Venkatesh is a well known , versatile musician from Bangalore. She has,over time, been evolving her own style or bāni ,taking influence from her four Gurus Sri M.T. Selvanarayana, Smt.Charumathi Ramachandran , Prince Rama Varma and Professor Parassala Ponnammal. Her singing is characterized by precision , lyrical clarity , a pliable strong voice and variety .Her music has a wide reach on youtube as well. She was the second lady artiste to be invited to perform at the Navarathri Mandapam in Thiruvananthapuram. Amrutha is also a highly sought after teacher and her workshops and masterclasses are gaining in popularity.