EVENT: Women of Rhythm Season 4
DATE: 10th March 2019
TIME: 7 pm onwards
VENUE: CCRT Amphitheatre, Madhapur, Hyderabad
In a world dominated by Male artistes, the women percussionists of India have struggled to earn their spotlight in spite of immense talent and stage presence. Established in 2016, Women of Rhythm is the World’s first concert series for female percussionists that honours their spirit and challenges.
The concept marks the beginning of a revolution in the percussion industry in India which has been a male-dominated industry since its inception. For the Hyderabad edition, TRS MP Kalavakuntla Kavitha, who is known to be a pioneer in instilling a sense of pride among women and youth by promoting arts and cultural heritage, conveyed her best wishes to the artists while unveiling the concert poster. She has congratulated the team for bringing these
wonderful women artists to Hyderabad.
In the first 3 Seasons, Women of Rhythm has featured 20 of India’s leading female percussionists. From Ananya Patil on Drums to Vidhvan. Sukanya Ramagopal on Ghatam, to duo Mahima Upadhyay & Savani Talwalkar on the Pakhawaj and Tabla, Charu child prodigy Rahitha on Chenda and many many more. They have garnered a great fan base of well-wishers & supporters as well as phenomenal media coverage. 4th Edition will see some First ladies of their instrument like Vidhvan. Dandamudi Summathi Ramamoha Rao on Mridangam who hails from Vijayawada and Vidhvan Sukkanya Ramgopal on Ghatam, who is the senior most student of Vidhvan Vikku Vinayakram and some young blood like Mitali Khargoankar on Tabla, Debopriya Ranadive on Flute, Chandana Bala on the
Vocals, the line up was curated keeping the Hyderabad audience in mind and also the fact that March is the month of International Women’s day, what better way to celebrate and cherish these musicians. Eleven Point Two, a Hyderabad based entertainment company who is into organizing large
format concerts and have successfully executed shows of Ilaiyaraaja, Shobana and Yesudas in the past have partnered with Women Of Rhythm and shown immense support by producing and executing the show. Hyderabad based Motivity labs is co-presenting the event along with Eleven Point Two.
Entry for this event is for all... No Entry Fee