Enthralling Melharmonic roller coaster blending Western Classical/Jazz/Rock harmony anchored on rules and aesthetics of Eastern melody led by the world's leading award-winning innovator, Ravikiran, critically acclaimed by New York Times, BBC, CNN, NPR and others.
Price Range: $3000-15000
What to Expect
High end world class entertainment with original "Melody, Harmony, Melharmony" concerts that features instrumental/vocal, compelling compositions & enrapturing improvisation, inventively bridging musical traditions from diverse cultures around the world.
Carnatic (South Indian) Classical concert with traditional Indian violin & percussion
Melharmony with Western Classical ensembles/orchestras
Melharmony with Jazz/Rock
Melody, Rhythm & Dance
Concerts to suit literally any type of event - world-music festivals, conferences, private celebrations, charity fundraisers or educative concerts.
Chitravina N Ravikiran hailed as the “Mozart of Indian Music” (Wisconsin State Journal) who "Gave a new meaning to the word, prodigy" (NPR) and brought “New audiences to his music"(CNN Television), debuted as a child prodigy at the age of two, gave vocal concerts from age 5 and recitals on the 21-stringed slide chitravina, from age 11. Renowned as “Perhaps the greatest slide player in the world today” (Radio Australia) for his “Teasing precision and dazzling effects” (New York Times), Ravikiran has performed across USA, UK, Canada, Germany, France, Belgium, Switzerland, Austria, Japan, Australia, Hungary, Poland, Slovenia, Czech, Croatia, Brazil, New Zealand, India and numerous other countries, at times enthralling record crowds of 45,000-100,000. Festivals and venues he has performed include Autumn Festival, Paris, House of World Culture, Berlin, Europalia Festival, Belgium, Amsterdam Festival, Chicago Festival, Harbourfront Festival, Canada, Brisbane Festival, Australia, Masters of World Music Series, Tokyo, Tyagaraja-Mozart Festival, Madison, USA, Brazil Festival, Esplanade Festival, Singapore to name a few.
Acclaimed for his paradigm-shifting invention Melharmony, Ravikiran has collaborated with top artists of Western and Indian Classical, Jazz, Rock, South America, China, Middle Eastern, African and scored original music for orchestras including BBC Philharmonic, Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra and Cleveland Opera.
Youngest to win the President of India's highest Award for artistic excellence (at age 38), Ravikiran has won Citations from Cities of Houston, Tulsa while Cities of Madison & Middleton proclaimed Melharmony Days in his honour. He has over 700 compositions to his credit including dance productions like Almighty Trinity, Cosmos, Pushed to the Edge, Ramayana & Mahabharata.
Ravikiran has also taken Melharmony to school orchestras and youth symphonies, mentored hundreds of students, authored educative books and acclaimed articles and invented his own 20-string nava-chitravina.