Two videos by Akkarai Sisters from their Swedish visit in 2018

Posted 2019-01-24

In October 2018 Akkarai Sisters visited Sweden for concerts together with the Berger Knutsson Spering Schultz group. They also did two concerts of pure Karnatic music. Subhalakshmi and Sornalatha Akkarai are accompanied by Vidwan Jayachandra Rao on mridangam and Vidwan Shreesundarkumar on khanjira. The concert took place at the Curious Classics festival in Uppsala arranged by Re:Orient. Composing credits: Trad. arr. by Akkarai Sisters, STIM, Sweden. Produced by Country & Eastern. Here are the first two pieces from the Uppsala concert on October 21st:

1. The  Varnam Varuga Varugave in ragam Valaji, Adi talam. It was composed by their grandfather Suchindram S P Sivasubramaniam and arranged by the Akkarai Sisters.

The second piece is Muttuswamy Dikshitar’s Maha Ganapathim in raag Naattai, Eka tala