India Arts and Culture Council
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RASIKA is proud to present:

"A Tribute to the Carnatic Legend, Late Dr. M. Balamuralikrishna"
- A Lec-Dem and mini Carnatic concert by his dearest and prime disciple couple
Dr. K. Krishna Kumar & Mrs. Binni Krishna Kumar

Accompanying them:

B. V. Raghavendra Rao - Violin

S. V. Ramani - Mridangam

Venue: RASIKA School of Music and Arts, Hillsboro
Date: Fri, April 20th @ 07:30 PM


The prime disciples of the Dr. BMK (as fondly referred to), Carnatic Musicians who are well established and reputed in India and have travelled all over the world as a Carnatic Music unique male-female duo. They were more than disciples for their guru. In fact, they were the sole strength for the legend during his weakening old age during 2013/16.

Dr.K.Krishnakumar has accompanied in recent years almost all concerts with his guru for almost a hundred of his concerts and made a mark as the guru blessed him to continue his musical legacy at his last live concert at Anakapalli near Vishakhapatnam.

RASIKA has had a long association with Dr.BMK for more than two decades and with great reverence to the greatestest Carnatic musician of this century, RASIKA is proud to present the illustrious disciples Mrs. Binni Krishnakumar & Dr.K.Krishnakumar for this carnatic concert tribute tour.

The tour schedule is as follows:

  1. April 14th 2018  - 7pm - Dallas

Venue: Unity Church, 6525 Forest Ln, Dallas, TX 75230

Organised by INDUS ENTERTAINMENT, Dallas Tamil Manram, DFW Tamil Friends.


  1. April 13th, 14th, 15th  2018 - Dallas

Music Workshop on the Compositions of Dr.M.Balamuralikrishna - a unique learning experience for the aspirants.

Time: April 13th 7-9pm

April 14th 10-12 noon

April 15th 3-5pm

Venue: Mrs. Asha Anand

2409 Scenic Dr

Plano TX 75025

Contact: 📞 972-679-7874


  1. April 21st 2018 - 4pm - Portland

PCC Rock creek Event Centre, Portland

COLLECTIVE VISION - Indo Jazz Musical Collaborative

Tickets at

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  1. April 22nd 2018 - 4:30pm - San Jose

Santa Clara Convention Center

5001 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara CA 95054

Organised by South India Fine Arts

Bay Area, San Jose

Tickets at

  1. April 28th 2018 - 9am - Detroit

Lead for Pancharatnam at Tapovanam Flint MI organised by Great Lakes Aradhana Committee

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  1. April 28th 2018 - 6:30pm - Detroit 

Sri Bhakta Hanuman Temple

30687 Grand River Ave Farmington Hills MI 48336

For details

Contact: Mr.Rangachari Vijayaraghavan

📞 (248) 516 5533

  1. April 29th 2018 - 3pm - Philadelphia 

Chinmaya Mission Madhuvan

905 Big Oak Road, Yardley, PA 19067 

📞(215) 736-1923 / (215) 396-0390

(484) 678-6649   /   (609) 423-5601


  1. May 4th 2018 - 7pm - Toronto

Violin : Sri Jayadevan

Mridangam : Sri B Gourishankar

Ghatam : Sri Ramana Indrakumar

Venue: Thamil Isai Kalamanram Auditorium

Unit# 3, 1120 Tapscott Road

Scarborough, Ontario, M1X 1E8 - Canada

📞416 724 2466 📞+1 (647) 886-7226

The couple will present Carnatic compositions of Dr. BMK along with his favorite selections of other Vaggeyakaras with anecdotes and life experiences of the great guru between renderings. There is also opportunity for lecture prior to concert to talk about experiences with Dr.BMK. There will also be some recordings of Dr. BMK sold for the benefit of The Dr.M.Balamuralikrishna Memorial Trust established by his family members to preserve and propagate the legacy of the great musician.

Your immediate positive response is eagerly awaited.


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