Sunday 30 April 2017, 2pm
Internationally acclaimed Violin Maestros Dr. M. LALITHA and M. NANDINI have been widely applauded as the “queens of violin” (Weekend), of the present generation. Popularly known as the`VIOLIN LN SISTERS', these outstanding musicians have enthralled the audiences with their spell binding music.
Hailing from an illustrious family of musicians, Lalitha and Nandini have the privilege of being the fourth generation of musicians in their family. To quote the renowned music critic Subbudu; “Music runs in their blood, they must have played music even when they were in their mother’s womb.” Lalitha and Nandini are the torch bearers of a unique musical tradition but yet have evolved a distinct style of their own.
With a career extending over three decades LALITHA and NANDINI are regarded as highly imaginative virtuoso Violinists with immaculate bowing along with dexterous fingering techniques. With their irresistible urge for perfection they have revolutionized the violin playing technique to great heights. As Cultural ambassadors of India’s rich musical heritage, Lalitha and Nandini have traversed the four corners of the globe, spreading the message of global harmony through music.
Their music has won them several prizes, awards and titles by various organizations in recognition of their talent and dedication in the field of South Indian Classical Music including `GOLD MEDAL’ awarded by His HolinessShri Shankaracharya Swamigal of KANCHI KAMAKOTI PEETAM,`KALAIMAMANI’ which is the Highest Honour in Music and Performing Arts conferred by the State Government of Tamil Nadu, title of`BHARATHA VIOLIN VADHYA THILAKANGAL’ by His Holiness Sathguru Srimath Santhananda Swamigalin Chennai – 2002, BEST SENIOR VIOLINISTS from the bothMadras Music Academy,and Indian Fine Arts Society in the same year to name a few.