Sashwati Rajesh & Ayushmathi Rajesh – Flute-duet
On 22nd July 2016 (Saturday) at 7.15 PM; It was an Excellent flute-duet concert by the twin sisters Sashwati Rajesh & Ayushmathi Rajesh from New Jersey (USA). This is their maiden concert. Their concert was marked by fine over all knowledge and playing the kritis neatly with ragalakshna. At just 12 their manodharma is also good, handling the difficult instrument smoothly and playing with keen interest and involvement. Guru Kalaimamani Mala Chandrasekar has trained the young musicians very well.
Selections of the songs were fine and from different composers. Ata thala varnam in ragam kaanada was the best opening. Main shankarabharanami – alapana was neat, kriti saroja dhalanethri was palyed very well and swaram kalpana also very good. They pleayed the thukkadas sweetly and melodiouly.
Violinist T. Kishore and on the mridangam by K.S. Ramakrishnan have rendered their fine support.
R. Chitra and R. Vijayalakshmi (Mambalam Sisiters) chief guest of the concert blessed the young artsists.