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Sangamam sets the stage for a year-long series of musical concerts, offering a kaleidoscope of genres that encompass Hindustani, Carnatic, and a vibrant array of folk-art forms. The first performance of the series, brings to the stage, Bangalore based Carnatic Vocalist, Spoorthi Rao, accompanied by Sai Giridhar on Mridangam, VS Gokul on Violin and Sunaad Anoor on Khanjira.
Sangamam was created by The Shibulal Family Philanthropic Initiatives (SFPI) to promote Indian Classical Music and Dance and Folk Art forms. The series hopes to bring performances by respected artistes of the country to a diverse audience. The aim to promote India’s heritage and diverse art forms to a wider audience, while fostering awareness and preservation of the country’s cultural legacy.
Born in Bangalore, Spoorthi Rao started learning to sing at the young age of three from her mother Sindhu. She initially learnt shlokas and devotional songs from music director Parthu Nemani, and started formal classical training at age 5 under Vid. Yashasvi Subbarao and devotional songs under Sri Narahari Dixit. After which, her family moved to Chennai, the hub of Carnatic music, to nurture her talent. She has been under the able guidance and tutelage of the renowned Vidushis Smt. Ranjani and Gayatri from the age of 10 (for over eight years)
After winning Super Singer Junior at age 9, she performed internationally as part of a World Tour with legends like SP Balasubramaniam, Shankar Mahadevan, KS Chitra, Vijay Prakash and many others. She has also won many awards for her music and gained popularity on social media, garnering over 30 million views in total for her videos on YouTube and other platforms.
She had her debut Carnatic solo concert in Rasika Ranjani Sabha as well as her first Margazhi music season in 2019, first international concert tour in USA in 2023 and has been blessed with opportunities to perform over 140 concerts in many prestigious platforms around the world, with senior co-artists.