Priya Purushothaman is part of the new vanguard of young and diverse Hindustani vocalists and music educators.
with Priya Purushothaman – vocals Ragini Madan & Viji Moorthie – dance + support Priya Purushothaman is part of the new vanguard of young and diverse Hindustani vocalists and music educators. She is a disciple of Vidushi Aditi Kaikini Upadhya and Pandit Sudhindra Bhaumik, and has received specialized training from the late Agra gharana stalwart Pandit Dinkar Kaikini and Smt Shashikala Kaikini. She has performed around India and abroad in noteworthy venues including the Barbican Centre, London; Carnegie Hall Neighborhood Concert Series, New York; National Centre for Performing Arts, Mumbai; Kalakshetra, Chennai, among others. Priya is committed to propagating this art form by dedicatedly teaching a select group of students, conducting lecture-demonstrations and workshops at institutions in India and abroad, and by publishing writing on music and art. In the spirit of propagating and preserving the tradition she has inherited, she has documented her extensive interactions with Pandit Kaikini in her book, “Living Music: Conversations with Pandit Dinkar Kaikini,” published by Popular Prakashan. Priya’s musical and pedagogical approach reflects her diverse musical training. She has over a decade of training in Western classical violin and Carnatic vocal music. Tabla: Amritpal Singh tabla with Guest Musicians
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