Purnakumbham Musical Album Released
PURNAKUMBHAM, the musical album comprising of 30 original Compositions of Ghatam Dr.S.KARTHICK was released on November 23rd at R.R.Sabha Auditorium. This was in connection with the Celebrations of Ghatam Karthick’s 30 years of Musical Career.
The Event started with a Vedic Prayer. Ghatam Karthick’s wife Mrs.Anjana Karthick welcomed the gathering and Sri.K.S.R.Aniruddha compered the whole event. It began with a Humour show by Sri.Bosskey along with Shravan, Siddharth, Sarvesh Karthick & Ghatam Karthick, joined him with a Fun-Jam with Music.
Karthick’s Guru Padmabhushan Sri.T.H.Vinayakram launched the album online and also released the three CDs Kumbham, Kalasam and Kataksham. Karthick’s other Gurus Sri.T.H.Subash Chandran, Dr.S.Ramaratnam and Prof. Dr. Va.Ve.Su graciously blessed and received the Logo as a mark of this online launch. Likewise Popular Cine Music Directors Mr.C.Sathya, Mr. Sean Roldon and Singer Mr.Sid Sriram received the three CDs. Musician Sri.Palakkad Sreeram was also felicitated for his musical orchestration of the album. R.R.Sabha’s President Sri.A.R. Santhanakrishnan was also felicitated. A Video Promo was screened which featured all the artistes speaking about their participation in the album. The release function was followed by Dr. Sudha Raja’s Choir singing a few songs from the album. The Grand Finale was the presentation by Smt.Shweta Prachande and Smt.Sudharma Vaithiyanathan dancing to a few songs from Purnakumbham. Lot of Celebrities and Music lovers attended in large numbers.
ABOUT THE PURNAKUMBHAM ALBUM
Ghatam Dr.S.Karthick, bestowed with vast experiences of performing in varied genres like Carnatic, Film & Fusion, Privileged to have interacted with Legends, Maestros and Geniuses, Endowed with a flair for poetic beauty of languages along with musical splendor of numbers in Laya matrices and above all blessed with an creative mind, has composed in various genres like Tillanas, Kritis, Varnam, Ragamalika, Instrumental Orchestrations & Fusion Pieces, Devotional songs, Hymns, Romantic songs, Folk songs etc. In a humble attempt and an objective to present these pieces in a professional manner, Karthick, has produced on his own, this PURNAKUMBHAM album which comprises 30 of his pieces. These pieces are in various Styles like Carnatic, Devotional, Light, Ghazal, Tillanas, Fusion & Dance.
It is a mammoth production involving 35 artistes both acclaimed singers and popular instrumentalists. Reputed Artistes like Sharath, S.P.Ramh, Madhu Balakrishnan, Palakkad Sreeram, Abhishek Raghuram , Kunnakudi Balamuralikrishna, Sriram Parthasarathy, Bharat Sundar, Vignesh Ishwar, Dr.Naraynan, , G.Srikanth, Mahesh Vinayakram, Amrutha Venkatesh, Akkarai Sisters, Dr.Baby Sreeram, Sreyas Narayanun, Radha Badri, Ananya Ashok, R.P.Shravan and Sikkal Gurucharan have sang these pieces. Acclaimed Instrumentalists Veena Bhavaniprasad, Nadhaswaram Balasubramaniam, Mridhangam Vijayaraghavan, Mridhangam N. Ramakrishnan, Tabla Ganapathi, Mandolin U.P.Raju, Flute Palakkad Sreeram, Mridhangam Prapancham Ravindran, Morsing Raman, Tabla Sundar, Thavil Sekar and Handsonic Sarvesh Karthick have all contributed their musical brilliance. Musical Genius Palakkad Sreeram’s musical orchestration and syncopated arrangements has contributed immensely to the varied dimensions of the album.
Karthick’s conceptualizing versatility as a composer & a conductor comes out in an amazing splendour and his flair for language, skills with swarakshara porutthams, Laya matrices with appropriate syncopations have been the hallmark of this production.