HE’S A rising star in the music world and will be sharing his skills with visitors to the Yorkshire Sculpture Park next month.
Sikkil Gurucharan, who is 26, has been causing a stir in the Carnatic music scene in India. He is from the current generation of the Sikkil musical family who are renowned in the world of Indian classical music.
Gurucharan was groomed for a life of music from an early age by his grandmothers, known as the Sikkil Sisters, and by Vaigal Sri S Gnanaskandan.
His visit to the West Bretton sculpture park on Saturday, August 16, has been organised by the West Yorkshire-based arts company Manasamitra.
Carnatic music is known as one of the two styles of Indian classical music and its main emphasis is on vocal music. Most compositions are written to be sung and even when played on instruments, they are meant to be performed in a singing style.
Gurucharan will be accompanied by musicians Jyotshna Srikanth and S V Balakrishna on the violin and mridangam.
Listen to this rising music star at the park between 5pm and 7pm. Tickets are £10/£8.